Help

loading...

Article

  • Rafter hopes Tomic troubles won't distract in Davis Cup

    4/1/12 9:09 PM | Johan Lindahl
    Rafter hopes Tomic troubles won't distract in Davis Cup The most recent soap-opera spat involving Bernard Tomic will not distract Australian Davis Cup captain Patrick Rafter from the job at hand as he leads his team into a zonal tie next week against South Korea.

    The Brisbane weekend date will surely feature Tomic, but Rafter said that after the teen's latest blow-up on court in Miami - he asked for his controversial father in the stands to be tossed out and then said he was mis-understood and was only seeking to have some racquets re-strung - he can't waste time worrying about his flaky leading player.

    Rafter is more concerned about the fitness of Chris Guccione, who has a toe injury. And he must choose a backup in singles for Tomic from Matt Ebden and Marinko Matosevic, both with good results over the last month in the US.

    "Is it a distraction? I guess only time will tell but I don't think so," Rafter told Australian media as his team gathered for the tie with Tomic yet to arrive. "Bernie is not here yet so I don't know where his head space is right now.

    Australia are trying to adjust to the fast-approaching post-Lleyton Hewitt period, with the 31- year-old recovering from another foot surgery with an uncertain return date to tennis.

    Find the latest tennis odds at Unibet.com

Tell a friend »

Comments


Current ATP-rankings

1. Djokovic 12 500 pts
2. Murray 8 750 pts
3. Federer 8 670 pts
4. Ferrer 6 970 pts
5. Nadal 6 385 pts

Unibet Mobile prematch,live betting

Unibet Mobile betting Unibet Mobile betting

Scan QR code to access Unibet mobile.
Bet on Sports wherever you are and whenever you like, with Unibet's quick and simple mobile client you can place bets, check results and see live odds.
 For more info about QR codes & scanners click here.

ATP Calendar

Date
Tournament

Recommend Tennistalk



Follow us

Follow Tennistalk on Facebook Follow Tennistalk on Twitter

Tell a friend

Your name:

Friend's name:

Friend's email:

Other tennis links