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, successful 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 consequence.
“All gamers are anticipated to carry out to an expert normal in each Grand Slam match,” match organizers mentioned in an announcement Thursday.
“It’s the opinion of the Referee that the efficiency of Bernard Tomic in his first-round match towards 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 will probably be deducted from prize cash.”
In his post-match press convention following the defeat, Tomic regarded like he’d somewhat be wherever however there.
Slouched in his chair, avoiding eye contact and rubbing his face together with his fingers, Tomic was requested if he thought he may be fined.
Tomic’s response: “What for?”
The Queenslander mentioned he performed “horrible” and when requested if he was proud of the trouble he put in, Tomic merely mentioned: “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 harm and that he was “bored” with Wimbledon following his first-round exit towards Mischa Zverev.
These feedback additionally price Tomic his sponsorship with racquet producer Head.
Tomic can attraction towards Wimbledon’s resolution.