Fight­back for Tomic

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

BERNARD Tomic has kicked off his Claro Open ti­tle de­fence with a com­pre­hen­sive sec­on­dround win over Adrian Me­nen­dez- Ma­ceiras at the ATP Tour event in Bo­gota. Tomic put aside his Ten­nis Aus­tralia row and re­cent ar­rest in Mi­ami to come back from a first­set tie- break loss and see off the Spa­niard 6- 7 ( 5- 7) 6- 2 6- 4 yesterday. Tomic is the only Aus­tralian left in the draw af­ter Sam Groth’s straight- sets loss to Radek Stepanek.

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