18TH Jun 2010

Tomic qualifies for Wimbledon

Teenage prodigy Bernard Tomic has swelled Australia’s Wimbledon stocks with a final-round qualifying win in London.

Tomic, a dual Grand Slam junior champion, outclassed Indian Prakash Amritraj 7-6(3) 6-3 6-4 to become the youngest player in the main draw of the 2010 edition of The Championships.

Tomic joins fellow qualifier Carsten Ball, 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt and direct entrant Peter Luczak as Australia’s representatives in the 128-strong men’s draw for the grasscourt Grand Slam commencing on Monday.

Latest Result

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