Tomic's tantrum does not escape attention

Jul 02, 2012, 08:05 IST | AFP

Wimbledon officials spoke to Australia's Bernard Tomic after the racquet-smashing end to his surprise first-round loss, a report said yesterday

“A ‘talking-to’, I think would be the wrong word, but we had a word with him,” Wimbledon spokesman Johnny Perkins told Sydney’s Sun-Herald newspaper.

“Essentially, I think it was ‘this is not really the behaviour we expect, and, more to the point, you have damaged the court’, and we did have to put a bit of filler in it,” Perkins said. He also said that the officials were concerned with the behaviour of Tomic. — 

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