16TH Dec 2009

Tomic reaches play-off quarterfinals

Bernard Tomic has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Wildcard Play-off at Melbourne Park today.

In searing heat, Tomic defeated Kris Balakrishnan 6-2 6-1 in his final round-robin match to seal a spot in the final eight.

Earlier in the week, Tomic beat JP Smith in his opening match of the tournament 6-3 6-2 while on Tuesday he went down to West Australian Matt Ebden in a three set-thriller 3-6 6-1 7-5.

Tomic’s opponent in the quarterfinals will be known later today.

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Italian Open, R64
Benoit Paire DEFEATED Bernard Tomic 2-1 (RET) see previous results