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Tennis: Tomic Falls, Honourably. To Djokovic …

  • June 30th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

bernard-tomic-2resize.jpgAustralia’s Bernard Tomic, 18, lost out to Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, 24, 29.6.11, in his bid to enter the Wimbledon semi-finals – picking up a career boost in getting to the quarter-finals stage.

In another set-back not being called a disaster as yet, the Matildas lost to Brazil, in Germany.

BANKING ON THE FUTURE

“It was a very even match”, said Novak Djokovic.

“He played one very bad first set but after that he was the better player”.

The scoring was 2-6, 6-3, 3-6, 5-7

Veterans of the game say the young contender from Queensland will now have doors open to him, to the main professional tournament, leading towards a place in the top 50 rankings.

SOCCER TOO

Another “could’ve been” moment suggesting possible better things in future: The Matildas suffered a 1-0 defeat to the heavily-fancied Brazil side, at their first 2011 World Cup game in
Moenchengladbach, Germany.

The women’s Asian Cup holders in Football suffered a moment of confuson between two defenders, pounced on by Rosana, star striker on the other side, taking the goal.

The Matildas said they still looked to be well positioned to go through to the semi-finals.

Reference

Wimbledon Tennis, Wimbledon, (home), Featured matches – Live, 30.6.11. http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/index.html, (30.6.11).

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