Aussie tennis player defends match point with the wrong end of the racket


If you’re going to lose, do it with the style of a sullen teenager.

Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, 23, did just that on Tuesday, deciding for some reason to hold his racket in reverse while trying to “defend” match point at the Madrid Open.

The world number 22 tried, with the least possible amount of effort, to hit back the serve of Italian Fabio Fognini who was up 40-0 in a 5-4 set. Predictably, the ball sailed past the ridiculously small surface area of Tomic’s racket handle.

Tomic could have tried to win back three points in quick succession given he wasn’t losing by that much, but nah, screw it. Tomic’s appetite for bad behaviour has been …

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