Bernard Tomic http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26416/all en 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 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: Murray hopes to turn up heat against Tomic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/tennis-murray-hopes-turn-heat-against-tomic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World No. 3 Andy Murray will try to turn up the heat when he faces rising Aussie Bernard Tomic in his second-round opener at the Miami ATP Masters.</p> <p>The Scot, who thrilled British fans with his Olympic singles gold in London last year and followed up that emotional win with a US Open triumph, thinks he's well prepared to do battle in the heat and humidity of Miami thanks to his training base here.</p> <p>"I think it should help," Murray said. "I have trained in these conditions a lot."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/tennis-murray-hopes-turn-heat-against-tomic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Tennis AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:32:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790360 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Australia's Tomic ends feud with Rafter - report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/tennis-australias-tomic-ends-feud-rafter-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bernard Tomic has ended his feud with Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter and said he would be available to play for Australia in next month's tie next month in Uzbekistan, reports said on Saturday.</p> <p>Last January Tomic said he wouldn't be available to play in the Davis Cup until at least a September World Group playoff, if Australia made it.</p> <p>The 20-year-old's stance came after Rafter, with the backing of Tennis Australia, suspended Tomic from the first-round Asia-Oceania tie in Taiwan last month for a lack of professionalism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/tennis-australias-tomic-ends-feud-rafter-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Sports Tennis AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 08:30:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791741 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Reformed Tomic chuffed by return to Davis Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/tennis-reformed-tomic-chuffed-return-davis-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bernard Tomic quickly put aside a 6-3, 6-1 loss on Saturday to second seed Andy Murray at the ATP Miami Masters as the excitement of a Davis Cup return builds for the Australian number one.</p> <p>Tomic, ranked 45th, was unable to maintain early momentum against Murray in the heat of a steamy Florida afternoon, blaming exposure to too much air-conditioning for a troublesome virus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/tennis-reformed-tomic-chuffed-return-davis-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Tennis AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:01:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792177 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic clinches Davis Cup tie for Australia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/tennis-tomic-clinches-davis-cup-tie-australia-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bernard Tomic downed Denis Istomin as Australia defeated Uzbekistan in the Davis Cup on Sunday to advance to September's World Group playoffs.</p> <p>Tomic sealed victory for Australia in their Asia-Oceania Group One second-round tie on clay in Namangan with an emphatic four-set victory over Istomin to give his team an unassailable 3-1 lead.</p> <p>The 20-year-old won 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the fourth rubber after Australia went into the final day leading 2-1.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/tennis-tomic-clinches-davis-cup-tie-australia-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Matthew Ebden Tennis AFP Sun, 07 Apr 2013 09:45:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5804783 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic's father in Spain incident - TA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/tennis-tomics-father-in-spain-incident-ta <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The father of Australia's top-rated tennis player Bernard Tomic could face charges over an incident in Madrid, Tennis Australia said on Monday, amid reports he was involved in an allegedly assault.</p> <p>Todd Woodbridge, the head of men's tennis for TA, confirmed reports that John Tomic was involved in an incident but said the details were as yet unclear.</p> <p>"We're still trying to ascertain if or what charges have been laid," Woodbridge told local radio, without commenting on Australian reports that Tomic was detained for allegedly striking his son's hitting partner, Thomas Drouet.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/tennis-tomics-father-in-spain-incident-ta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Sports Tennis AFP Mon, 06 May 2013 02:15:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5831589 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic's father in Spain incident - TA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/tennis-tomics-father-spain-incident-ta <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The father of Australia's top-rated tennis player Bernard Tomic could face charges over an incident in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Madrid</a>, Tennis Australia said on Monday, amid reports he was involved in an alleged assault.</p> <p>Todd Woodbridge, the head of men's tennis for TA, confirmed reports that John Tomic was involved in an incident but said the details were as yet unclear.</p> <p>"We're still trying to ascertain if or what charges have been laid," Woodbridge told local radio, without commenting on Australian reports that Tomic was detained for allegedly striking his son's hitting partner, Thomas Drouet.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/tennis-tomics-father-spain-incident-ta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Sports Tennis AFP Mon, 06 May 2013 09:30:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5831675 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Aussie Tomic's dad in court over assault http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/tennis-aussie-tomics-dad-court-over-assault <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The father of Australia's top-ranked tennis player Bernard Tomic was due to appear in court in Madrid on Monday, charged with an assault that broke the nose of his son's training partner, police said.</p> <p>John Tomic is accused of attacking Thomas Drouet and breaking his nose in an assault in an avenue near the hotel where players competing in the Madrid Open were staying, a police spokesman said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/tennis-aussie-tomics-dad-court-over-assault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Sports Tennis AFP Mon, 06 May 2013 11:15:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5831723 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Aussie Tomic's dad says headbutt was defensive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/tennis-aussie-tomics-dad-says-headbutt-was-defensive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The father of Australia's top-ranked tennis player Bernard Tomic said Monday he was acting in self-defence when he headbutted his son's training partner and broke his nose in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Madrid</a>.</p> <p>John Tomic denied a charge of assault against Thomas Drouet in a Saturday afternoon brawl outside a hotel where players in the Madrid Masters were staying, his lawyer Carmen Dieguez told journalists at a Madrid court.</p> <p>The court postponed a hearing to May 14 for a judge to decide his guilt or innocence after Tomic opted for court rather than paying a fine.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/tennis-aussie-tomics-dad-says-headbutt-was-defensive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Sports Tennis AFP Mon, 06 May 2013 18:16:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5831988 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic out of Rome as father heads for court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130511/tennis-tomic-out-rome-father-heads-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia's Bernard Tomic has pulled out of next week's Rome Masters as his father fights an assault charge in a Spanish court.</p> <p>Tomic, the world number 53, was missing from Saturday's draw for the crucial French Open warm-up which starts on Monday in the Italian capital.</p> <p>On Tuesday, John Tomic is due to appear again at a Madrid court facing charges of assaulting his son's practice partner in the Spanish capital last week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130511/tennis-tomic-out-rome-father-heads-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Tennis AFP Sat, 11 May 2013 17:30:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5835690 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: I still love my dad, says troubled Tomic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130528/tennis-i-still-love-my-dad-says-troubled-tomic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Troubled Australian star Bernard Tomic insists he still loves his father, who is facing criminal charges in Spain for assaulting his training partner, and that they will still work together.</p> <p>Tomic, 20, suffered another setback in his faltering career when he quit his French Open first round match with an injury on Tuesday.</p> <p>He then revealed that John Tomic will remain as his coach even though he has had his tour credentials withdrawn and was banned from the French Open.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130528/tennis-i-still-love-my-dad-says-troubled-tomic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Tennis AFP Tue, 28 May 2013 17:46:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5847585 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: I still love my dad, says troubled Tomic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130528/tennis-i-still-love-my-dad-says-troubled-tomic-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Troubled Australian star Bernard Tomic insists he still loves his father, who is facing criminal charges in Spain for assaulting his training partner, and that they will still work together.</p> <p>Tomic, 20, suffered another setback in his faltering career when he quit his French Open first round match with an injury on Tuesday.</p> <p>He then revealed that John Tomic will remain as his coach even though he has had his tour credentials withdrawn and was banned from the French Open.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130528/tennis-i-still-love-my-dad-says-troubled-tomic-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Tennis AFP Tue, 28 May 2013 17:51:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5847612 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic slams Wimbledon dad ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130625/tennis-tomic-slams-wimbledon-dad-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bernard Tomic blasted the ban on his father watching him at Wimbledon, accusing the men's tour of bad manners and insisting he would not be silenced on the issue.</p> <p>The Australian number one, who beat US 21st seed Sam Querrey 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 2-6, 6-3 on Tuesday to set up a second round clash against James Blake of the United States, said he would try to convince the All England Club to let his father, who is also his coach, enter the grounds.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130625/tennis-tomic-slams-wimbledon-dad-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Tennis Professionals Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Tennis AFP Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:01:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5867159 at http://www.globalpost.com