Bernard Tomic got smoked by Fabio Fognini in the first round of the Madrid Open, and the destruction was so complete that Tomic didn’t even bother with properly holding his racket on the final serve of the match.
On Thursday, News Limited announced that it would be ceasing publication of mX, a free Australian tabloid that circulated in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Following this announcement, mX decided to die historic on a fury road.
John Tomic, father of Bernard Tomic, is a wacko. He fits nicely in tennis's fine tradition of belligerent, obsessive, control-freak helicopter parents. Sometimes he yells at his son. Sometimes he head-butts his son's hitting partner, knocking him unconscious.
Meet tennis's bad boy, Bernard Tomic! For those who don't know: Tomic is a handsome and talented 20-year old Australian who was going to have a spectacular 2012 and officially become tennis's next big thing. That absolutely did not happen. His ranking peaked bank in June at a very respectable No. 27 and has fallen all…
Bernard Tomic is 19 years old. He's currently the 36th-ranked men's tennis player in the world, and the top-ranked player in Australia. Until now, he was perhaps best known in this part of the world for a bizarre standoff he had with police in January.