'Unthinkable': Bernard Tomic's really out-done himself this time


'Unthinkable': Bernard Tomic's really out-done himself this time

Speaking to the press pack after the match, Tomic admitted that he simply isn't getting the kicks out of tennis that he's used to, and that the whole thing is a bit boring to him.

But Wilander, in London leading Eurosport's coverage of Wimbledon, said on Wednesday Tomic was only saying out loud what many players feel.

It's not there. I couldn't care less if I make a fourth-round US Open or I lose first round.

Former Australian doubles star Renae Stubbs said to the BBC after the match that Tomic's remarks were "a disgrace" and an embarrassment to "not only the sport, but Australian tennis".

'It wasn't a great day but I don't think Bernie by a long shot represents Australian players, ' Cash said. But a lot of ex-players are cringing, Aussies, especially the guys who started this pro circuit. "We wouldn't be here without these guys", Cash told the BBC.

"You know I wasn't mentally and physically there, with my mental state to perform and I don't know why, but I felt a little bit bored out there to be completely honest with you", he said. If you can't get pumped up for a tournament like Wimbledon, when you're a natural on grass, then there is definitely something wrong. They pay good money to come here and watch Wimbledon and the guy shows up and doesn't really try and can't even be bothered.

Tomic has also admitted that he is facing the psychological issue as he is lacking motivation and not feeling engaged during a match.

'Watching Tomic at Wimbledon.

Lesley Hunt, 67, was once the seventh ranked women's tennis player in the world. But he is just trying to explain how he feels. what is going on.

Tomic is ranked 59th in the world and will slip even further after his Wimbledon exit
Tomic is ranked 59th in the world and will slip even further after his Wimbledon exit

Australian sports fans would quickly get behind him if they noticed a change in his attitude.

The only other time in the Open Era (since 1968) when no Australian men made it through to the Wimbledon second round was in 2012.

'I tried to use something different maybe slow him down a bit on the serve.

But we've never experienced the relentless grind of being groomed to play sport for a living from a young age, then travelling from place to place plying an unforgiving trade. "I'm going to play another 10 years, and I know after my career I won't have to work again". I have experienced a lot until 24.

The referee's office may now investigate Tomic, who could be fined if he did call the trainer unnecessarily.

First came the lackluster showing on court, tumbling out of the first-round in straight sets to Germany's Mischa Zverev.

Hunt pointed to Lleyton Hewitt - who she worked with as a junior - as another player criticised for his behaviour early in his career. #Wimbledon2017 #notonthisplanet, ' a social media user asked.

Does Bernard Tomic need help? Zero effort, pretty sad really, ' one man wrote.



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