In a press release despatched to CNN by her attorneys on Tuesday, Anna Palus accused Kyrgios of creating the allegation, which she described as “reckless and entirely baseless,” and which she says brought about her and her household “substantial damage and distress.”
“I am not litigious, but after much consideration, I have concluded that I have no alternative but to instruct my solicitors Brett Wilson LLP to bring defamation proceedings against Mr Kyrgios in order to clear my name,” the assertion learn.
“The need to obtain vindication, and to prevent repetition of the allegation, are the only reasons for taking legal action. Any damages recovered will be donated to charity.”
She added: “I hope that Mr Kyrgios will reflect on the harm he has caused me and my family and offer a prompt resolution to this matter.
“Nonetheless, if he’s unwilling to do that, I’m dedicated to acquiring vindication within the Excessive Courtroom.”
Kyrgios, who was eventually beaten by Novak Djokovic in the match that day, had been angered during the contest after he said there was noise from the crowd.
He expressed his anger to the chair umpire at the time, asking for the fan to be kicked out of the stadium for continuously speaking to him during a game.
”She’s drunk out of her thoughts, so kick her out,” he said.
When asked by the umpire which supporter it was, Kyrgios gestured to the stands and said: “The one who seems to be like she’s had about 700 drinks.”
Palus says she was temporarily removed from the arena as a result.
“In the course of the course of the ultimate, Nick Kyrgios made a reckless and fully baseless allegation in opposition to me,” Palus said in her statement.
“Not solely did this trigger appreciable hurt on the day, leading to my momentary removing from the world, however Mr Kyrgios’s false allegation was broadcast to, and browse by, tens of millions world wide, inflicting me and my household very substantial harm and misery.”
CNN Sport has contacted Kyrgios’ authorized crew for remark however has but to obtain a response.
The 27-year-old is because of play the US Open this yr which runs between August 29 and September 11.