He tweeted: “Look I definitely believe in taking action, I got vaccinated because of others and for my mums health, but how we are handling Novak’s situation is bad, really bad.
“Like these memes, headlines, this is one of our great champions but at the end of the day, he is human. Do better.”
Ahead of his first match of the year, Kyrgios doubled-down on the views expressed in his tweet and added: “Put it this way, I think the media has done a poor, poor job. If someone has an opinion you’re either for or against it.
“Obviously, it’s a bit of a mess what’s going on, and I just don’t think we’ve gone about it in the right way.
“It’s just too much at this point. I hope it all gets sorted as soon as possible.”