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Tomic on hardcourt 2012

Gallace..
07-19-2012, 07:22 PM
Can't wait to see him on anything but clay, hopefully it will help him find some form and get out of this rutt

Sombrerero loco
07-31-2012, 09:22 AM
GL =D a week off now

Gallace..
07-31-2012, 11:24 AM
GL =D a week off now

GL?

Chris.
07-31-2012, 11:27 AM
Good luck ^^^

Givenchy
08-04-2012, 05:53 PM
Toronto draw

(1) Djokovic v Bye
Qualifier v Tomic

Ausie
08-04-2012, 05:56 PM
Maybe Djokovic don't will play in Toronto, tomorrow Novak will play bronze medal match.

Sombrerero loco
08-04-2012, 06:29 PM
please win against that qualifier :unsure:

Givenchy
08-05-2012, 08:48 PM
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Gilles Simon arguing with Bernard Tomic's dad over practice court times. Tomic's dad won the argument and took the court.

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My God Tomic's dad is a hand full. I don't know how he deals with him on a daily basis. He deserves a Gold medal just for that.

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Sombrerero loco
08-05-2012, 10:08 PM
:lol: i do agree with the second one

Givenchy
08-05-2012, 10:48 PM
He plays second on Stadium court tomorrow against Michael Berrer.

Chris.
08-06-2012, 07:45 AM
Really needs a win here and he should get one. Hopfully Novak pulls out aswell. They play 3AM Melbourne time :wavey:

Sombrerero loco
08-06-2012, 11:03 AM
he really should win first round

Givenchy
08-06-2012, 05:55 PM
First set

Long opening game but Tomic holds 1-0
Love hold for Berrer 1-1
2-1 Tomic
Bernard breaks for 3-1
4-1
4-2, 5-2 Tomic
6-3 Tomic

Givenchy
08-06-2012, 06:45 PM
Second set

Berrer holds 1-0
Tomic saves a bp and holds 1-1
Bernard had a bp but Berrer holds 2-1
2-2
3-2 Berrer on serve
Berrer breaks 4-2
Long game and 5-2 Berrer
6-3 Berrer

Givenchy
08-06-2012, 07:24 PM
Third set

Hold for Tomic 1-0, 1-1
2-1 on serve
3-1 Tomic, finally
holds for 4-1
up 5-2
6-3 Tomic

6-3 3-6 6-3 win

Sombrerero loco
08-06-2012, 08:11 PM
finally a win! yeah :bowdown:

Givenchy
08-06-2012, 08:14 PM
Match stats

http://i45.tinypic.com/2zfn7l5.png

Not the most convincing win but at least he defended the points from last year. :shrug:

Jovard
08-06-2012, 08:49 PM
:inlove:

Chris.
08-06-2012, 10:43 PM
Well done Bernie.

The_Aussie17
08-07-2012, 02:11 AM
Finally great work Bernie hope you can get up some better form then the current dud in Novak wouldn't love anything more then if you beat him!

Givenchy
08-07-2012, 09:44 PM
Plays Djokovic tomorrow at 7pm

Givenchy
08-09-2012, 12:19 AM
Lost 6-2 6-3...pretty bad but not surprising. :shrug:

Gallace..
08-09-2012, 12:27 AM
Not a surprising loss, only thing dissapointing again is break points converted....

Gallace..
08-09-2012, 12:29 AM
Lol sorry for spam.. Was on my phone and it wasn't responding :)

wallaby73
08-09-2012, 12:54 AM
match stats

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8gqi3myVU1qlew1u.jpg

Sombrerero loco
08-09-2012, 08:11 AM
never in doubt. how did he play? i didnt see the match, it was too late =(

Ausie
08-09-2012, 10:52 AM
never in doubt. how did he play? i didnt see the match, it was too late =(individual pieces were very good, sorry to have missed its chance at the beginning of the first set, when there were six breakpoints, in the fifth game on serve's Novak was 0-40.

Givenchy
08-10-2012, 10:37 PM
Cincinnati draw

(1) Federer v Bye
Nieminen v Bogomolov Jr.
Harrison v Tomic
Baker v Kohlschrieber (15)

Gallace..
08-11-2012, 02:11 AM
Fuck yeah. Always been keen to watch these two vs each other :)

wallaby73
08-11-2012, 03:03 AM
Same... Always been curious but not sure if I want it right now with current form... Still anticipating it though!

Sombrerero loco
08-11-2012, 11:53 AM
ummm hot match imo. lets see how it goes

Ausie
08-11-2012, 07:45 PM
Today in 17.00 PM, Bernie will practise with Rusty.

Givenchy
08-11-2012, 11:12 PM
He plays tomorrow not before 4pm on Center Court.

Not sure there will be any streams for tomorrow...

Chris.
08-12-2012, 03:41 AM
Harrison will be a tough match! Come on Bernie.

Sombrerero loco
08-12-2012, 08:59 AM
yeah, i think harrison will win to be honest. hopefully im wrong though

Givenchy
08-12-2012, 08:39 PM
He wins the first set 6-4 losing just 2 points on serve.

Jovard
08-12-2012, 08:41 PM
His serve is the 1st set :bowdown:

Keep going like this and win this in 2!

Givenchy
08-12-2012, 09:44 PM
He wins 6-4 7-6(5)

RustyOz
08-12-2012, 10:40 PM
I also though Harrison would win but Bernie wins the battle of the 19-20 year olds.

Gallace..
08-12-2012, 10:46 PM
Good job Bernie! Hopefully this will help his confidence grow and start rising again, two wins in two tournaments is great result compared to of late :)

Sombrerero loco
08-12-2012, 11:09 PM
bernie!!great win! i got pics from my friend who was there, so i will try to upload them here if im bored enough!

wallaby73
08-13-2012, 04:30 AM
Great match, IMO I thought it was a very important win because they are always lumped together in the group of "up and comers," so this really proves he is better. Still mad there was no stream though... Seems like it would have been a great one to watch.

Chris.
08-13-2012, 07:30 AM
Great win Bernie. He will have a chance against Kohly/Baker.

Givenchy
08-13-2012, 08:32 PM
He plays Brian Baker third on Court 3 (streamed) tomorrow.

Chris.
08-14-2012, 05:55 AM
Good chance at a third round anda match up with Fed here.

Givenchy
08-14-2012, 07:46 PM
He wins 6-4 6-3

Jovard
08-14-2012, 08:10 PM
Good job, Bernie :yeah:

Matchu
08-14-2012, 08:40 PM
Should be interesting to see what Bernie can do against Roger in the next round. Good to see he is finally winning again too.

Chris.
08-15-2012, 08:33 AM
Back to back was :hearts: hopfully he can play well against Fed.

Sombrerero loco
08-15-2012, 10:01 AM
great job bernie. keep winning please

Asadinator
08-15-2012, 11:51 AM
Hope he raises his game against Fed, probably wont though and get double breadstick or something.

Givenchy
08-16-2012, 12:47 AM
Getting more than 5-6 games off of Roger tomorrow would be a good showing... They play third on/not before 2:30 pm.

Givenchy
08-16-2012, 07:46 PM
Roger won 6-2 6-4 in just over an hour.

Gallace..
08-16-2012, 07:49 PM
I saw a couple games in the second set he playing pretty well, not good enough to beat roger but still good, glad he's slowly getting some form back :) did well to win 6 games

Givenchy
08-16-2012, 09:53 PM
Next for him is the US Open where he will be unseeded. The draw comes out next Thursday.

RustyOz
08-16-2012, 10:03 PM
I saw a couple games in the second set he playing pretty well, not good enough to beat roger but still good, glad he's slowly getting some form back :) did well to win 6 games

Agree with you Gallace.
Tomic played well but not in Feddog's class. Federer's forehand better, and so is his serve.

Chris.
08-17-2012, 01:44 AM
Good luck in the U.S Open Bernie. Strange he decided not to play Winston Salem.

Sombrerero loco
08-17-2012, 11:19 AM
GL with the draw bernie

Givenchy
08-19-2012, 05:58 AM
His hitting partner posted that they are spending the week training at the IMG Academy in Florida.

Also, I saw that Bernard is entered US Open doubles with Ebden.

Givenchy
08-21-2012, 04:38 AM
Nick Bollettieri
Look who stopped by before the US Open. Tommy Haas and Kei Nishikori. On the other court was Bernard Tomic and Sabine Lisicki.

Givenchy
08-23-2012, 04:06 PM
US Open draw

R1 vs Carlos Berlocq
R2 vs Roddick/Qualifier

Ausie
08-23-2012, 04:28 PM
US Open draw

R1 vs Carlos Berlocq
R2 vs Roddick/QualifierNot bad ;)

Hewitt =Legend
08-23-2012, 04:48 PM
If he can get past Charly he will be on centre court, perhaps a night match with A-Rod. He'll have to get up for that one...

Givenchy
08-23-2012, 05:14 PM
Section of the draw

(7) Del Potro v Nalbandian
Becker v Harrison
Kubot v Mayer
Robredo v Seppi (26)

(20) Roddick v Qualifier
Berlocq v Tomic
Roger-Vasselin v Fognini
Garcia-Lopez v Monaco (10)

Gallace..
08-23-2012, 10:22 PM
That's a freakin awesome draw since he is unseeded....got a claycourter in the first round and . If he finds form he's got a temperamental roddick in 2nd, then another claycourter in the 3rd and then delpo, which is still better than a top 5 seed. Very lucky not to draw a top seed in the first couple of rounds. Good luck Bernie!! ^_^

Sombrerero loco
08-23-2012, 10:51 PM
thanks god he got a bye in the first round :lol: please take the points bernie

Asadinator
08-24-2012, 12:09 AM
Against Roddick will be difficult, even at his current form.

n8
08-24-2012, 12:17 AM
Tomic perpetually gets favourable draws.

Chris.
08-24-2012, 01:38 AM
Good first round. I think if he plays Roddick that match could swing either way. Lets just let him get through round 1 first though.

Givenchy
08-26-2012, 09:12 PM
Doubles draw

Mahesh Bhupathi IND (8)/Rohan Bopanna IND (8) v Matthew Ebden AUS/Bernard Tomic AUS

Givenchy
08-27-2012, 08:23 PM
He plays last on Court 13 (streamed) tomorrow.

Sombrerero loco
08-27-2012, 09:23 PM
they will lose in first round of doubles...not only for the tough draw, i mean

Gallace..
08-29-2012, 12:18 AM
How's he playing at the moment? I can only see the scores, it is nice to see his winners even and maybe even positive than his unforced errors....

Hewitt =Legend
08-29-2012, 12:22 AM
He was asleep for the opening set but now he is starting to up the ante and dictate from the baseline. Needs to keep his concentration though...

Gallace..
08-29-2012, 12:26 AM
Cool, another bonus on his side of the draw....Monaco went down to Garcia Lopez so that leaves the third round open potentially....

Hewitt =Legend
08-29-2012, 12:43 AM
Takes the third set. Had a little lapse of concentration when he had points for 5-0 and couldn't convert but got it done in the end 6-3. You would hope he could close out the match now without too much trouble...

Givenchy
08-29-2012, 01:37 AM
He won 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4
http://i45.tinypic.com/s618io.png

Next up against Roddick...

Gallace..
08-29-2012, 02:55 AM
Holyshit lol. I don't think I've ever seen so many winners from Bernie in one match....and positive winners-errors aswell, nice to see him willing to come to the net so many times....even though he's not winning as many net points as everyone else he will improve :) goodluck against roddick benie!! I will look forward to watching today's match when I get home =P

ogre
08-29-2012, 04:27 AM
Serve percentage for the match shows more winners on the 2nd serve than on 1st serve?

dwarf shortage
08-29-2012, 07:15 AM
Is there any way i could watch the match or a decent amount of highlights? It sounds like he was very aggressive which doesn't happen often, especially against player who isn't in the top 5.

wallaby73
08-29-2012, 07:24 AM
You could try requesting for it here:
http://www.***************/forum/index.php?topic=16914.0
(the asterisks are t e n n i s 4 y o u without spaces)
Not sure how long it would take though. In the US ESPN archives the streams online :/

dwarf shortage
08-29-2012, 08:28 AM
thanks. also tomic does not seem to be affected by going against players in their country. eg in cincy he beat baker and harrison. its a good quality

Asadinator
08-29-2012, 08:32 AM
thanks. also tomic does not seem to be affected by going against players in their country. eg in cincy he beat baker and harrison. its a good quality

That reminds me, what ever happened to the Davis Cup on clay?

Sombrerero loco
08-29-2012, 09:05 AM
nice victory. NID as berlocq sucks on HCs, well done!!

wallaby73
08-29-2012, 09:31 AM
He plays doubles with Ebden tomorrow last on court 6.

That reminds me, what ever happened to the Davis Cup on clay?

Davis Cup is yet to come, like I wanna say a week and a half or so after USO...?

Chris.
08-29-2012, 10:12 AM
Bernie :) the match with Roddick should be fun :D

Givenchy
08-29-2012, 11:02 PM
They won doubles 6-3 7-6 :eek: Good job!

Gallace..
08-30-2012, 12:17 AM
Holycrap! I didn't expect them to win that doubles match, great job boys!! When's the arod match scheduled for?

Givenchy
08-30-2012, 12:31 AM
It will be on Friday.

I'm going to NYC this weekend and already had tickets for Sunday, but I just bought last minute tickets for Friday...so I'll be going to see him live again vs Andy! :)

wallaby73
08-30-2012, 01:46 AM
Holycrap! I didn't expect them to win that doubles match, great job boys

My reaction exactly. Word for word even :P
He looks to be in great form coming into Friday's match!

Gallace..
08-30-2012, 04:16 AM
It will be on Friday.

I'm going to NYC this weekend and already had tickets for Sunday, but I just bought last minute tickets for Friday...so I'll be going to see him live again vs Andy! :)

Lucky bastard! Lol I might have to try and catch him at the brisbane international next year =P

wallaby73
08-30-2012, 04:19 AM
Next year... As in 2014? Since he won't be there 2013 :/

Gallace..
08-30-2012, 05:16 AM
:( is he not there next year?

Givenchy
08-30-2012, 07:35 AM
:( is he not there next year?

Nope, he's going to be playing Hopman Cup instead.

Gallace..
08-30-2012, 08:33 AM
:( damn. Oh well garenteed three matches better than losing 90 points?.....maybe lol

Sombrerero loco
08-30-2012, 08:45 AM
lol he won in doubles, i cant :lol:

wallaby73
08-30-2012, 08:48 AM
:( damn. Oh well garenteed three matches better than losing 90 points?.....maybe lol

Dunno :/ we'll see by the end of the year, hopefully he can defend the many points he has on the remainder of the season and somehow add in those 90 points somewhere...

Givenchy
08-30-2012, 07:59 PM
He plays first on tomorrow night (7pm) against Andy.

Sombrerero loco
08-30-2012, 09:55 PM
GL against roddick. it will be tough, but i think bernie can really win the match

Givenchy
08-30-2012, 10:21 PM
Should be interesting to see what happens now after Andy's retirement announcement.

Huntress555
08-31-2012, 01:15 AM
Going to be a big match tomorrow! I cant wait to watch it. I like Andy and all but I hope Bernard wins this :)

Sombrerero loco
08-31-2012, 08:11 AM
the crowd will be so against bernie here...

Chris.
08-31-2012, 08:57 AM
Get up Bernie!

Asadinator
08-31-2012, 10:21 AM
Night session on Ashe! Tomic likes the big stage.

Gallace..
09-01-2012, 12:29 AM
I cannot stand watching tomic play big servers, just because he has a big serve does not mean you can't hit harder balls in a rally!! Do something and stop pushing!

Asadinator
09-01-2012, 01:27 AM
Good I didn't watch this match :o

Givenchy
09-01-2012, 03:56 AM
I landed in NY today at 3 and rushed like crazy to get there in time for the match at 7. Got there in time and saw it all - pathetic performance. :(

I will post all my pics/vids when I get back on Monday.

Gallace..
09-01-2012, 05:42 AM
I landed in NY today at 3 and rushed like crazy to get there in time for the match at 7. Got there in time and saw it all - pathetic performance. :(

I will post all my pics/vids when I get back on Monday.

Id have to agree with the pathetic performance, it was extremely dissapointing to say the least, credit to roddick for playing very well, but all Bernard was doing was hitting the ball back, no purpose, no aggression, just waiting for roddick to come to the net on a short ball and finish the point....I have empathy for you JW going through all the effort to get there and then have that performance : (

wallaby73
09-01-2012, 06:13 AM
I think this may have been the first time I felt really sad during a match...

wallaby73
09-01-2012, 06:51 AM
He plays doubles tomorrow third on court 4.

Matthew Ebden(AUS)*/ Bernard Tomic(AUS)
vs.
Alex Bogomolov Jr.(RUS)*/ Raven Klaasen(RSA)

Not sure how that's gonna go down after today...

wallaby73
09-01-2012, 06:52 AM
On another note, did you guys watch his press conference?? Sass. It's on the US open website. I'd post it here but I can't so... He got sassy near the end.

Gallace..
09-01-2012, 07:17 AM
What do u mean sassy towards the end?

wallaby73
09-01-2012, 07:23 AM
Well he kind of snapped/talked back to a reporter and then asked for his name and was all "okay i'll remember you" when he was asked about the third set. Sorry I couldn't think of another word. But if you watch it you'd totally get what I am saying

wallaby73
09-01-2012, 07:29 AM
Here is the direct video, I found it:
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Sombrerero loco
09-01-2012, 08:29 AM
very very dissapointing performance. i expected him to beat roddick and make some impact you know, like the leader of new gemeration beating the old dogs. so sad it was the opposite, bernie is still the future, not the present...

RustyOz
09-01-2012, 11:03 AM
Who would you rather watch - Hewitt giving his all or that "could not care for the paying public, get me off this court" pathetic performance?
Bernie should at least try - oh - why bother, save my breath...

Gallace..
09-01-2012, 11:10 AM
bernie is still the future, not the present...

good line to remember and recite every time i get annoyed at his current performances :)

ogre
09-01-2012, 11:47 PM
Thanks for posting the interview....does anyone know if there is a transcript anywhere?...i could not hear clearly the questions that upset him....Tomic's voice was very clear, but I could not make out what the reporter asked.

Givenchy
09-12-2012, 01:18 AM
Interesting to see Bernard enter doubles (1st alternate) with Dimitrov in Bangkok:

http://www.menstennisforums.com/showpost.php?p=12418518&postcount=1

Givenchy
09-22-2012, 08:11 AM
Bangkok draw

(8) Tomic v Garcia-Lopez
Sela v Chiudinelli
Qualifier v Dimitrov
Bye v (2) Gasquet

Givenchy
09-22-2012, 08:16 AM
Doubles

Dimitrov/Tomic v Kas/Troicki

Gallace..
09-22-2012, 09:36 AM
He's beaten garcia Lopez before hasn't he?

wallaby73
09-23-2012, 05:19 AM
They've never played.

H2H: http://www.atpworldtour.com/Players/Head-To-Head.aspx?pId=TA46&oId=G476
YTD Stats H2H: http://www.atpworldtour.com/Share/Head-To-Head-Pop-Up.aspx?pId=TA46&oId=G476

Asadinator
09-23-2012, 08:43 AM
He's beaten garcia Lopez before hasn't he?

Feliciano Lopez yes

Givenchy
09-24-2012, 11:10 AM
He plays singles at 7pm tomorrow.

Ausie
09-24-2012, 12:10 PM
Probably will be tough 1st match.

Givenchy
09-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Bernard takes the first set 6-0 :eek:

Huntress555
09-25-2012, 01:09 PM
Pretty great hitting from Tomic in that first set.

Givenchy
09-25-2012, 01:46 PM
He wins 60 62

Huntress555
09-25-2012, 01:46 PM
Great match from Tomic :)

ogre
09-25-2012, 01:52 PM
I think that was one of the best matches I have seen from him on a hard court.

Chris.
09-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Where did at form come from? Not that im complaining :lol:

Gallace..
09-25-2012, 07:20 PM
Any highlights at all?

Jovard
09-25-2012, 07:46 PM
NID, Bernie is just so much better player :inlove:

Givenchy
09-25-2012, 07:49 PM
Any highlights at all?


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xtvbeu_tomic-eases-past-garcia-lopez_sport

Givenchy
09-26-2012, 01:39 PM
Lost in doubes 4-6 5-7.

Plays Sela first up at 12 tomorrow.

Givenchy
09-27-2012, 07:31 AM
Beats Sela 4-6 6-3 6-4 :D

Ausie
09-27-2012, 07:31 AM
Bernie wins 4-6 6-3 6-4

Gallace..
09-27-2012, 07:51 AM
Jeez that was epic, thought he wasnt gonna make it through for a second :)

Chris.
09-27-2012, 10:41 AM
Keep It up Bernie :)

Givenchy
09-27-2012, 04:47 PM
He plays Gasquet at 7pm tomorrow.

Gallace..
09-28-2012, 12:44 PM
Win or lose today I am so happy for The way Bernie has improved his attitude and game this week :)
Onwards and upwards mate

Givenchy
09-28-2012, 01:08 PM
Good first set from both players...Gasquet takes it 7-6.

Asadinator
09-28-2012, 01:17 PM
This is by far the best match I seen him play... and he still lost the first set :lol:

Huntress555
09-28-2012, 01:21 PM
Slow start to the TB didnt help him..

Givenchy
09-28-2012, 01:40 PM
Gasquet wins 7-6 6-4

Huntress555
09-28-2012, 01:41 PM
Pretty good match though.

Asadinator
09-28-2012, 01:42 PM
I thought he was going to tank at 2-4, but he fought great.

Gallace..
09-28-2012, 01:44 PM
Unfortunate start to the tiebreak and a little lapse for a second in that last set. But you played a great match and had a great week Bernie, keep up the improved attitude, concentration and gameplay and you will surely start to see some great results :wavey:

Givenchy
09-28-2012, 01:56 PM
Not a bad week I guess, but shame he can't get a set against top 20 guys since the AO (stat mentioned on the ATP site today). :(

Onto Tokyo now....

Givenchy
09-29-2012, 03:03 AM
Tokyo draw

(5) Almagro v Ito
Qualifier v Tomic
Qualifier v Baghdatis
Qualifier v (4) Monaco

Gallace..
09-29-2012, 06:30 AM
That's a good draw :)

Ausie
09-29-2012, 08:17 AM
In Quall playing players: Dimitrov, Karlovic, Tursunov, Petzschner, way too early to say, about what a draw.

Gallace..
09-29-2012, 10:02 AM
Easy for me to say that's a good draw. Murray and raonic are on the other side and the two seeds in his quarter are normal baseliners, hopefully he doesn't draw karlovic though :)

Givenchy
09-30-2012, 06:31 AM
He drew Tursunov

Sombrerero loco
09-30-2012, 08:32 AM
he should win easily against dima

Givenchy
10-01-2012, 06:30 AM
He plays third on Court 1 tomorrow.

Givenchy
10-02-2012, 06:37 AM
He lost 4-6 5-7 :rolleyes:

Ausie
10-02-2012, 06:38 AM
He lost 4-6 5-7

wallaby73
10-02-2012, 06:45 AM
Some not-so-hot stats...

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mb96puaKlZ1qlew1u.bmp

Only won 37% 2nd serve and 9% 1st return :/

Jovard
10-02-2012, 08:15 PM
Oh dear :o

Givenchy
10-03-2012, 02:33 AM
Bernard is on the Stockholm doubles entry list (2nd alternate) with Lleyton:

http://www.menstennisforums.com/showpost.php?p=12458530&postcount=1

Chris.
10-03-2012, 05:14 AM
With Ito beating Almagro what a chance he missed out on :sad:

Gallace..
10-03-2012, 06:18 AM
did anyone watch the tursonov match? just curious as to why he lost? :)

Givenchy
10-03-2012, 06:49 AM
The match wasn't streamed...only had the scoreboard to follow.

Sombrerero loco
10-03-2012, 07:56 AM
bernie :hysteric: awfull loss imo, i expected him to win

Gallace..
10-03-2012, 10:17 AM
that sux, oh well next hopefully he can turn it around :)

Asadinator
10-03-2012, 10:38 AM
:o wth bernie

Givenchy
10-06-2012, 03:48 AM
Shanghai draw

Murray v Bye
Tomic v Mayer
Dolgopolov v Chardy
Melzer v Simon

Chris.
10-06-2012, 07:30 AM
Tough draw. Another first round loss :sad:

Sombrerero loco
10-06-2012, 09:13 AM
omg mayer. not an easy matchup for bernie
well also mayer is defending a lot of poinst here and he drew murray in the second round...

Givenchy
10-06-2012, 05:39 PM
Doubles

Butorac/Petzschner v Bellucci/Tomic

Chris.
10-07-2012, 08:33 AM
Playing with Bellucci :drool:

Sombrerero loco
10-07-2012, 08:35 AM
if bernie loses to mayer, he will be ranked outside top 60 i think. he defends 90 points from shangai

Givenchy
10-07-2012, 09:13 AM
I think he's #48 on the live ranking site with Shanghai points off. I noticed that Matosevic is really closing in on him as Aussie #1, though...

Bernard practiced with Gasquet today in Shanghai.

Sombrerero loco
10-07-2012, 09:32 AM
but you have to put off his points from tokyo too(90 points)

wallaby73
10-08-2012, 09:17 AM
They lost doubles 6-1, 6-0. In 37 minutes. :facepalm:

Sombrerero loco
10-08-2012, 09:21 AM
omg :facepalm: it was a random partnership but still, i think they could win or something :spit:

Chris.
10-08-2012, 11:48 AM
Two of my favorite players :sad: to be fair they played 2 doubles specialists.

Givenchy
10-08-2012, 01:04 PM
Let's hope he does better in singles tomorrow (though I'm expecting a loss). :unsure:

He plays first on Court 4, so no streaming again I guess...

Givenchy
10-09-2012, 05:56 AM
Mayer wins 6-4 6-0:rolleyes:

Sombrerero loco
10-09-2012, 08:09 AM
it was not streamed so we cant say how he played or something, but that bagel in the second set doesnt look so good :unsure:

wallaby73
10-09-2012, 09:11 AM
He only won 8 points in the second set. The first 8 games were good, solid games, pretty straightforward but then he kinda gave up and never won a game after that.

Sombrerero loco
10-09-2012, 09:53 AM
90 points off next week :facepalm:
im starting to worry aout him giving up when he is losing. he is so young come on he cant do things like that...

Givenchy
10-09-2012, 03:53 PM
He was holding serve fine up until 4-4, got broken, had 0-40 when Mayer was serving for the set and didn't break...then didn't win another game after that.

After the match he talked about the long year and everything affecting him. I wish he would just withdraw from the remaining European tournaments if he isn't going to try and just end the season now... Save himself the embarrassment of more losses like these. :shrug:

Givenchy
10-09-2012, 09:42 PM
He's withdrawn from Stockholm:

Thomas Johansson ‏@TompaSthlmOpen
Bernard Tomic has unfortunately withdrawn from If Stockholm Open. #IfSthlmOpen

Sombrerero loco
10-09-2012, 09:46 PM
he said on an interview he is so tired. not sure if he will play more tournaments this year, probably he will play basel though

Gallace..
10-10-2012, 07:49 PM
Interview link?

wallaby73
10-10-2012, 08:26 PM
http://en.shanghairolexmasters.com/transcripts/transcript-bernard-tomic-9-october-2012-36.aspx

Press conference

Givenchy
10-10-2012, 10:34 PM
I guess he played a lot on clay this year, but he said at the time it was to get in matches to prepare himself for RG. I think his schedule was ok except for maybe Stuttgart and Gstaad. Not sure that playing the minimum amount of tournaments next year will be a good move, either.

I think my biggest issue is with him admitting to a lack of effort in training/play. He said similar things after losing at Wimbledon. Why is it still a problem now (or to begin with)? He and his team should be making sure he puts in the best effort all the time in practices and matches. Obviously something isn't right and changes need to be made somewhere...

I don't know how many more wake-up calls or reality checks he needs. Other than his first 2 tournaments of the year, Bernard has done nothing of note. Just look at his record against top players and his results in the biggest tournaments: R1 Wimbledon, R2 RG, R1 Olympics, R2 USO, etc... So, I'm skeptical that the offseason will make any difference unless he finally hires a real coach and makes some changes within himself. Things can definitely get worse before they get better (in terms of ranking) with him losing the SF points from Brisbane right off the bat and having to defend R4 at the AO. :shrug:

aussie_fan
10-14-2012, 01:50 AM
Playing the min level of tournaments is not going to work, look at his ranking, he's not Roger Federer, apart from the two clay tournys he played after Wimby his schedule was fine, he should play a lot of tournaments. He must getting some poor advice and yep it's going to get worse before it gets better, that's if it does.

Gallace..
10-14-2012, 10:51 PM
Let's not forget that this year is the first full ATP schedule tomic has played...last year he was on and off challenger and ATP up untill wimby, then only went a few months before having time off...lesser schedule the better IMO :)

aussie_fan
10-17-2012, 11:19 AM
Let's not forget that this year is the first full ATP schedule tomic has played...last year he was on and off challenger and ATP up untill wimby, then only went a few months before having time off...lesser schedule the better IMO :)

When your losing first round in a lot of them, no it's not. He's honestly doesn't have the ranking to pick and choose what events he wants to play right now.

To me it's not suprising that his first full year on the tour he has had some struggles, generally happens after a breakthrough, it's not the time to start cutting back, he needs keep building that matchplay.

He is not some special guy who can play only a certain amount of toruny while the others play the usual tour. Maybe if he can get it through his thick skull that he is the same as everybody else then maybe his result will improve.

RustyOz
10-17-2012, 12:23 PM
I agree with Aussie fan - if you are progressing through the draw, playing 3 or 4 rounds, like Feddog, of the Djoker, or the ClayhoundNadal, then you are playing a lot of matches, but if you are playing 1 or 2 rounds, then you are not playing a lot of matches. You should be able to cope with a fuller program of tournaments.

Sombrerero loco
10-17-2012, 05:38 PM
yeah, sadly i have to agree too =(

Givenchy
10-20-2012, 02:19 PM
Basel draw

(6) Youzhny v Tomic
Qualifier v Ebden
Garcia-Lopez v Chiudinelli
Haase v (3) Gasquet

Sombrerero loco
10-20-2012, 02:36 PM
well i expect a loss to be honest. lets see

Ausie
10-20-2012, 02:39 PM
It's not good draw..

wallaby73
10-21-2012, 10:32 AM
It's a good draw if he can somehow magically win R1 but that's the problem. :/

Givenchy
10-22-2012, 01:53 PM
He plays first on (2 pm) Centre Court tomorrow.

Givenchy
10-23-2012, 06:11 PM
So he lost 6-0 6-2. Nothing to say really besides don't know why he bothered playing the first place.

He withdrew from Paris so looks like this disaster of a season is officially over.

Jovard
10-23-2012, 06:46 PM
He has been eating too many bagels lately :o

This season was disappointing, I expected more from him, but I know he will have a major breakthrough year in 2013.

Ausie
11-02-2012, 10:15 PM
From twitter: I asked Pat Rafter whether he would use Bernard Tomic in Davis Cup next year. No comment.

Sombrerero loco
11-03-2012, 08:24 AM
who wrote that?

Ausie
11-03-2012, 09:16 AM
who wrote that?
https://twitter.com/AmyFetherolf