Nick Kyrgios has locked horns with Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest character The Rogue Umpire whose life goal is to insult gamers on the Australian Open.
The pretentious umpire joins Baron Cohen’s world-famous characters Borat, Bruno Gehard and Ali G.
The 49-year-old stars alongside Kyrgios in a collection of Uber Eats commercials to be performed all through the Australian Open which begins on Monday.
The industrial was filmed at Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne final month and Kyrgios stated he cherished working with the Hollywood famous person.
“I’ve been an enormous fan of Sacha from his Ali G days throughout to now,” Kyrgios told The Herald Sun.
“I’ve pure respect for him and went on set figuring out he was hilarious, however I used to be nonetheless stunned by how sharp he was with his freestyle comedy.
“Sacha’s Aussie accent and rogue antics actually threw me off my sport.”
Baron Cohen rips into Kyrgios in the industrial whereas donning a blonde wig and handlebar moustache.
The tennis star is pinged for “pointless sweat” and “inappropriate use of the phrase mate” and a “seen panty line violation”.
Kyrgios hits again with “Do you even know the principles, mate” and The Rogue Umpire responds: “I’m the principles. I’m the umpire. Mate.”
Baron Cohen can even conflict with Ash Barty in Uber Eats industrial to air in the course of the Australian Open.
Barty gained her first title of the 12 months on Sunday and faces world No.77 Danka Kovinic in the primary spherical.
Kyrgios performs qualifier Frederico Ferreira Silva first and will strike third-seeded US Open champion Dominic Thiem in the third spherical.
British actor Baron Cohen is married to Australian actor Isla Fisher and the pair moved to Sydney late final 12 months.
They’ve been married for ten years after assembly at a celebration in Sydney.
They’ve three kids collectively, Olive, 12, Elula, 9, and Montgomery, 5, who are actually attending college in Sydney.