Bernard Tomic http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25022/all en UPDATE 2-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-quarterfinal- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 6-7(6) 6-4 6-2 Julien Benneteau (France) beat Ryan Harrison (U.S.) 6-4 6-2 Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) 6-4 6-3</p> Bernard Tomic Denis Istomin Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 03:00:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732461 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Radwanska soars in Sydney, Ferrer struts in NZ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-tennis-radwanska-soars-sydney-ferrer-struts-nz <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Radwanska to play Cibulkova in Sydney final</p> <p>* Ferrer reaches Auckland semis</p> <p>* Berdych beaten by Hewitt at Kooyong (updates with later matches)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska needed eight match points to finish off Li Na on Thursday but confirmed her fine pre-Australian Open form by maintaining her perfect start to the year and reaching the final of the Sydney International.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-tennis-radwanska-soars-sydney-ferrer-struts-nz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Disaster Human Interest Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732518 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles semifinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-semifinal-res <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 11 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat 3-Andreas Seppi (Italy) 7-6(10) 6-4 Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Julien Benneteau (France) 3-6 6-4 7-6(8)</p> Andreas Seppi Bernard Tomic Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:30:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732988 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Radwanska doles out double bagel to win Sydney http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-tennis-radwanska-doles-out-double-bagel-win-sydney <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Radwanska wins back-to-back titles</p> <p>* Ferrer into Auckland final</p> <p>* Del Potro eases into Kooyong final</p> <p>* Tomic reaches first final, to play Anderson (Updates after later matches)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska humbled Dominika Cibulkova 6-0 6-0 in a ruthless display of all-court tennis to win her second Australian Open warm-up tournament in two weeks at the Sydney International on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-tennis-radwanska-doles-out-double-bagel-win-sydney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Human Interest Juan Martín del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733069 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Sydney International men's singles final result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-final-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Sydney International Men's Singles Final on Saturday Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 6-7(2) 6-3</p> Bernard Tomic Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733542 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Tomic, Hewitt give locals hope, Ferrer equals record http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-tomic-hewitt-give-locals-hope-ferrer-equals-record <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic and Lleyton Hewitt gave local fans some excitement before the Australian Open with victories in warm-up tournaments on Saturday while David Ferrer entered the record books.</p> <p>Smarting from the poor form of women's world number nine Samantha Stosur, who lost first round matches in Brisbane and Sydney, and the lack of top-class local talent in the men's draw, Australian fans seemed resigned to another home grand slam without a standard bearer to cheer on deep into the second week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-tomic-hewitt-give-locals-hope-ferrer-equals-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Lleyton Hewitt Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733544 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Tomic and Stosur carry Australian hopes in Melbourne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/tennis-tomic-and-stosur-carry-australian-hopes-melbourne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Take a walk around the Grand Slam Oval at Melbourne Park and it is easy to see why Australia has such high expectations of tennis success.</p> <p>A long semi-circle of bronze busts of the likes of Rod Laver, Margaret Court, Roy Emerson and Evonne Goolagong bear witness to an era when Australian winners at majors were the rule rather than the exception.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/tennis-tomic-and-stosur-carry-australian-hopes-melbourne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Human Interest Lleyton Hewitt Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 07:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733723 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Australian Open order of play - day two http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-two <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the Australian Open on Tuesday (play starts at 0000 GMT on all courts, prefix denotes seeding): Rod Laver Arena Robin Haase (Netherlands) v 3-Andy Murray (Britain) 1-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) v Monica Niculescu (Romania) Benoit Paire (France) v 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) From 0800 Bernard Tomic (Australia) v Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 20-Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) v Jarmila Gajdosova (Australia) - - - - Hisense Arena 10-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) v Sabine Li</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 05:15:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734004 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Tomic survives scare to be last Australian standing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-tomic-survives-scare-be-last-australian-standing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic blew seven match points in his second-round clash with Germany's Daniel Brands but sealed a hard-fought 6-7 7-5 7-6 7-6 victory on the eighth to become the host nation's last player standing at the Australian Open on Thursday.</p> <p>On a scorching day at Melbourne Park, the bad boy of tennis Down Under had two chances to secure victory at Rod Laver Arena on 120th-ranked Brands' serve at 6-5 in the fourth set.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-tomic-survives-scare-be-last-australian-standing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Nikolay Davydenko Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 07:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735453 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 3-Tennis-Federer and Serena make light of Melbourne scorcher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-1-tennis-serena-murray-the-and-melbourne-swelters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Federer, Murray, Williams, Azarenka through</p> <p>* Temperature reaches 40 degrees C</p> <p>* Date-Krumm wins again</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Serena Williams showed there was plenty of life left in their relatively old legs by easing into the third round of the Australian Open on a day when sweltering heat tested the stamina of thirtysomething and teenager alike.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-1-tennis-serena-murray-the-and-melbourne-swelters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Health Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735486 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer sets up match against Tomic and Australia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-tennis-federer-sets-match-against-tomic-and-australia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Writes through with quotes, adds byline)</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - After routing old sparring partner Nikolay Davydenko at the Australian Open on Thursday, Roger Federer shifted his focus to humbling one of the young guns in his third round clash against local favourite Bernard Tomic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-tennis-federer-sets-match-against-tomic-and-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Nikolay Davydenko Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:45:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735547 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Australia pray for bad boy Tomic to come good http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australia-pray-bad-boy-tomic-come-good <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Wayward talent. Flawed genius. Wasted potential.</p> <p>Few athletes have inspired so many backhanded compliments as Australia's Bernard Tomic, who has alienated the country's entire tennis establishment while keeping his fans in the palm of his hand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australia-pray-bad-boy-tomic-come-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Disaster Mats Wilander Technology Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:00:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736104 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Moment of truth for Tomic as Federer showdown arrives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-moment-truth-tomic-federer-showdown-arrives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - It will be time for Australia's Bernard Tomic to put up or shut up when he faces 17-times grand-slam champion Roger Federer in the third round of the Australian Open tennis on Saturday.</p> <p>Local favourite Tomic and Federer have traded barbs since the draw for the season's opening grand slam was made last week and the Swiss has been repeatedly questioned about the prospect of facing the brash 20-year-old in the third round.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-moment-truth-tomic-federer-showdown-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:15:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736170 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Federer slaps down Tomic after Del Potro upset http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-del-potro-out-azarenka-scare-serena-murray-progress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Federer sees off local favourite Tomic</p> <p>* Chardy upsets Del Potro to reach last 16</p> <p>* Williams and Murray win in straight sets</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Roger Federer was in no mood to let a trend develop after the first real upsets of the week at the Australian Open tennis on Saturday and slapped down local upstart Bernard Tomic with authority to reach the fourth round.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-del-potro-out-azarenka-scare-serena-murray-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Juan Martín del Potro Tennis US Open Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736524 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-'Oh, it's Roger' - Tomic overwhelmed after a reality check http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-oh-its-roger-tomic-overwhelmed-after-reality-check <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic had raised the stakes ahead of his third-round match against Roger Federer at the Australian Open, declaring himself full of the belief needed to topple the Swiss great in front of a packed centre court crowd.</p> <p>But in a matter of minutes on Saturday, and before a single point was played, his veneer of confidence had crumbled.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-oh-its-roger-tomic-overwhelmed-after-reality-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Rod Laver Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 14:01:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736570 at http://www.globalpost.com