Federer's dire warning for 'borderline' Nick Kyrgios

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"And only through understanding work ethic and scheduling and whatever it might be, creating the right team around himself, only then can you unlock the potential really".

It is the third successive year in which the Australian has gone out of the tournament in controversial fashion.

Klahn hit an ace to go 2-1 up in the second set - chair umpire Dumusois wasn't pleased with Kyrgios' effort on the return - which led to him saying the Australian at the changeover: "Nick - last point was really borderline".

The Swiss three-time major victor and former world number three, a wildcard in this tournament, was beaten 4-6 6-4 6-3 by 13th seed Borna Coric.

A year ago he was fined $10,000 and forfeited his first-round loser's cheque following a decision to walk off after losing the first set against Steve Johnson.

"You know exactly what I meant, Nick".

Kyrgios had made a light-hearted post on Instagram last week about his participation in Shanghai this year.

"I think it's really up to him where he wants to go and what his potential really holds", said the 20-time Grand Slam victor.

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Shanghai is not the only scene of a Kyrgios controversy.

"He can win bigger tournaments and do all these things", he added.

"But there is still a process in place".

The 23-year-old Kyrgios was involved in a row with French official Damien Dumusois during his shock first round loss to American qualifier Bradley Klahn at the Shanghai Masters on Monday.

Swedish umpire Mohamed Lahyani was reprimanded by U.S. Open organisers for going "beyond protocol" when he climbed down from his chair to give Nick Kyrgios a mid-match pep talk during his second round match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

A 22-time grand slam champion - in double and mixed doubles - and former Davis Cup coach, Woodbridge said Kyrgios should next year try to focus his energies on the majors. "He gets exhausted and then it's regrettable for him".

"When he's fresh we don't see him "leave the court" so to speak where his eyes wander; when he's playing fresh he's got the opponents in his sights".

"I think we're two very different characters", said Kyrgios following his defeat to the Swiss at the US Open.

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