Controversial Tomic fails to qualify for Australian Open
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CANBERRA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Australian Bernard Tomic will miss his home Grand Slam for the first time in a decade after failing to qualify on Sunday.
Tomic, 25, went down in his final qualifying match on Sunday, losing 6-1, 6-7, 6-4 to Italy's Lorenzo Sonego.
It will be the first time the controversial tennis player has missed the Australian Open since 2008, when he was just 15 years old, and the first Grand Slam he will miss in seven years.
He had to go through qualifying for the tourna ...