Tomic breaks the law on Australia Day…twice

Tennis star Bernard Tomic is considering whether to lay a complaint against Gold Coast police after being issued with two traffic infringement notices on Australia Day. A standoff with police unfolded at the Tomic family home in Southport with the 19-year-old refusing to come out and speak to officers. Police radio transmissions, broadcast on Channel … [Read the full story]

Tomic will be the next world tennis superstar

Australian great Roy Emerson has backed Gold Coast teenager Bernard Tomic to win the Australian Open by the time he turns 21. The ringing endorsement came as Emerson, who won the first of his six Australian Open titles 50 years ago, helped to launch next year’s tournament in Melbourne. “Don’t count him out, I think … [Read the full story]

Pat Rafter has a problem with BT’s work ethics

Australia Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter has questioned rising star Bernard Tomic’s work ethic after the loss to Switzerland. Just moments after Switzerland defeated Australia3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group qualifying play-off, Rafter made some blunt assessments of the career of Tomic, who produced his best result at a grand slam earlier this year … [Read the full story]

Mixed results for Australians at Wimbledon

Australian 10th seed Sam Stosur was emphatically dumped out of Wimbledon going down straight sets to Hungary’s Melinda Czink. The Queenslander has never taken a liking to the lawn at London, but victory over world number 3 Vera Zvonareva in the warm up tournament at Eastbourne had restored some hope that Stosur could do some … [Read the full story]