Tomic was docked the utmost £45,000 ($56,100) penalty for his limp efficiency in Tuesday’s 6-2 6-1 6-Four loss to Tsonga, the shortest males’s match at Wimbledon since 2004.
The world no.96 misplaced the primary set in 18 minutes and the second in 17, profitable simply 47 factors.
Wimbledon officers penalized Tomic for his lack of effort and professionalism after failing to chase down balls and showing detached to the end result.
“All gamers are anticipated to carry out to an expert commonplace in each Grand Slam match,” event organizers stated in a press release Thursday.
“It’s the opinion of the Referee that the efficiency of Bernard Tomic in his first-round match in opposition to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga didn’t meet the required skilled requirements, and due to this fact he has been fined the utmost quantity of £45,000 which might be deducted from prize cash.”
Not completely happy
In his post-match press convention following the defeat, Tomic appeared like he’d relatively be anyplace however there.
Slouched in his chair, avoiding eye contact and rubbing his face together with his arms, Tomic was requested if he thought he is perhaps fined.
Tomic’s response: “What for?”
The Queenslander stated he performed “horrible” and when requested if he was pleased with the hassle he put in, Tomic merely stated: “Subsequent query.”
The 26-year-old gave terse solutions to reporters’ questions, and inside three minutes, the press convention was completed.
This is not a primary for Tomic.
In 2017, he was fined £11,500 ($15,000) — for telling a press convention he had faked an damage and that he was “bored” with Wimbledon following his first-round exit in opposition to Mischa Zverev.
These feedback additionally value Tomic his sponsorship with racquet producer Head.
Tomic can attraction in opposition to Wimbledon’s determination.