Controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios received his first tour sanction since being put under probation by ATP for sledging Stan Wawrinka in August at the Montreal Masters. Kyrgios received a code violation for hitting a ball into the stadium during his quarterfinal loss at the Japan Open against Benoit Paire 3-6 6-4 6-1 last week.

Kyrgios sparked another controversy after swearing and being issued with a code violation from hitting a ball into the roof during his quarterfinal loss in Japan against Paire. The 20-year-old Aussie has been trying to stay out of the news after making a run through to the Malaysian Open semifinals earlier this month. But Kyrgios’ streak of keeping his head down came to an end in Tokyo as TV commentators were forced to apologise to viewers about the Australian’s series of expletive outbursts picked up by the broadcast microphones.

The ATP disciplined Kyrgios following his derogatory remarks about Wawrinka’s girlfriend during their match in Montreal. Kyrgios risks being suspended by the ATP Tour for 28 days if he draws any fines for verbal or physical abuse at any ATP sanctioned tournament totalling more than $5,000.

Kyrgios also hit out on the Australian media for its criticism of his quarterfinal defeat against Paire. “I find it so funny, playing hard the last 2 weeks, I get one code violation and the Aussie media is all over it. You guys are a disgrace,” Kyrgios tweeted, reports Tennis .

Meanwhile, Wawrinka defeated Paire 6-2 6-4 to claim the Japan Open title, his career-best fourth title of the season. The top-seeded Swiss was in control from the start of the match and took care of business within 65 minutes.

"I was playing my best game today," Wawrinka told ESPN . "I was feeling the ball well and playing really aggressively, so I'm very happy with the way I played."

Wawrinka has won all four finals he appeared in this year. He now becomes the first Swiss winner in Tokyo since Roger Federer in 2006.

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