This time, Kyrgios must be willing to confront his demons

Kyrgios and Andy Murray after the Scot's win at Wimbledon this year.

While Andy Murray is not convinced that fines will help or change Nick Kyrgios, the world No.2 is yet to comment on the suspension also handed to the tormented young Australian. Yet just as Murray's call in Shanghai for more open discussions around the mental health issues among the game's young players were considered and insightful, the unusual treatment element of the ATP's stick-and-carrot sanction is making its own statement.

Djokovic upset by Bautista Agut

Roberto Bautista Agut celebrates after win over Novak Djokovic.

Shanghai: A shirt-ripping, racquet-destroying, umpire-damning Novak Djokovic has suffered another setback in his quest to hold off Andy Murray's challenge for the year-end No.1 ranking, beaten 6-4, 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters by Spanish 15th seed Roberto Bautista Agut.