It seems unlikely that Willie le Roux will appear at fullback for the Springboks again during the Rugby Championship, meaning national coach Rassie Erasmus has to find a suitable candidate to fill the gap.
Swedish official Mohamed Lahyani triggered controversy last month after coming down from his chair to give advice to Kyrgios during the US Open.
Former British and Irish Lions player and coach Ian McGeechan said the Springboks had proved that the All Blacks were “not immune to pressure”.
She has stayed above the fray since becoming Japan’s first Grand Slam singles champion but her tears at the trophy presentation provoked an outpouring of sympathy.
Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals.