World No.26 Nick Kyrgios admits sometimes he goes too far, but he hopes he's learnt from his mistakes.
The Canberra tennis star also thinks more music and more rivalries - like the one he shares with world No.1 Rafael Nadal - would make the game more exciting.
Kyrgios sat down for a chat with fellow superbrat John McEnroe for a chat, on behalf of NikeCourt, ahead of the Australian Open.
The 24-year-old will face Italy's Lorenzo Sonego in the first round next week and could run into Nadal in the round of 16.
He's got a 16-week suspended ban hanging over his head after verbally abusing and spitting towards an umpire at the Cincinnati Masters in August.
Kyrgios was also fined $164,000 - with a further $36,000 suspended - with his six-month probation period set to run to the end of March.
McEnroe joked he was glad Kyrgios had been given the fine because it had overtaken his own record penalty.
"In the heat of the moment, you know how it gets sometimes, you do go too far and you do things that you may not mean in the moment," Kyrgios said.
"I'll learn from that, hopefully, I plan on not doing that again, but any time I can take a little record off you like that I'll take it."
He felt there were a number of things that could be done to improve tennis.
One of those is playing music between points, similar to what they do in the Twenty20 cricket.
He also felt his rivalry with Nadal was good for the game.
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Kyrgios labelled the Spaniard "super salty" on a podcast last year and pointed to their meeting at Wimbledon following those comments as being like a "boxing match".
His ideas came after McEnroe asked what he'd do if he was the commissioner of tennis.
"I think we just do little things, like having music between points, change of ends, getting the fans more involved," Kyrgios said.
"I think there needs to be more rivalries. For instance the match where I played Rafa at Wimbledon just recently I thought they hyped that match up as if it was a boxing match.
"I thought that was really cool. Actually I don't think I'd be good with all that power. I'd make a lot of changes."
Kyrgios again reiterated the mental side of the game was where he needed to improve the most.
But he said the success of winning grand slam tournaments was a secondary goal.
Instead he'd rather help people, like he does through the Nick Kyrgios Foundation for underprivileged children.
He also started a flood of fundraising for those affected by bushfires.
The exhibition Rally For Relief on Wednesday night - which raised about $3.5 million - was his idea and he was the first sports star to pledge money to the cause.
A host of other tennis players and other sports soon got on board.
"I think it definitely starts with the mental side of things, [and] working a lot on court kind of stuff" Kyrgios said of how to take his game to the next level.
"Tennis has given me the opportunity to help a lot of people's lives and that's what I love to do.
"I have my own foundation for homeless and underprivileged kids. That's my goal first before winning a grand slam."