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Tomic sulky after shock French Open exit

Bernard Tomic has turned on himself once again in a sulky post-match interview after he was defeated in his first-round at the French Open. 

Tomic loss 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 to Argentine underdog Marco Trungelliti on Monday. 

In Tomic’s 64-word responses to 10 interview questions, the one-time world No.17. made it clear once more that he didn’t want to be there.

He shot down all suggestions he was only playing tennis for money.

 

Bernard Tomic (pictured) has turned on himself once again in a sulky post-match interview after he was defeated in his first-round at the French Open

Tomic loss 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 to Argentine underdog Marco Trungelliti on Monday at Roland Garros Stadium (pictured)

Tomic loss 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 to Argentine underdog Marco Trungelliti on Monday at Roland Garros Stadium (pictured)

Tomic mumbled 64-words in total after the reporter pressed him on 10 questions in a sour post-match interview

Tomic mumbled 64-words in total after the reporter pressed him on 10 questions in a sour post-match interview

When the reporter asked him ‘are you in this primarily for financial reasons or do you want to do other things?’, Tomic curtly replied: ‘Next question.’      

‘Yeah, I guess I was okay,’ Tomic said when asked if his gruelling run of seven wins on European clay had taken a toll on him physically in the two-hour, 54-minute defeat.

‘Yeah, we’ll see. We’ll see what’s next,’ when asked if he could take renewed confidence into his preferred grass-court season.

Tomic's painful 64-word post-match interview. When the reporter asked him 'are you in this primarily for financial reasons or do you want to do other things?', Tomic curtly replied: 'Next question'

Tomic’s painful 64-word post-match interview. When the reporter asked him ‘are you in this primarily for financial reasons or do you want to do other things?’, Tomic curtly replied: ‘Next question’

Instead, his 64 words left most asking the $64 question: where next for the two-time former grand slam junior champion? 'I go home to Monaco and that's it,' Tomic said.

Instead, his 64 words left most asking the $64 question: where next for the two-time former grand slam junior champion? ‘I go home to Monaco and that’s it,’ Tomic said.

Having recorded a career-best seven straight victories on clay over the past three weeks, Tomic could have left Paris with optimism – and dignity.

Instead, his 64 words left most asking the $64 question: where next for the two-time former grand slam junior champion?

‘I go home to Monaco and that’s it,’ Tomic said.

Tomic's father (pictured) also didn't seem impressed with the one-time Wimbledon quarter-finalist

Tomic’s father (pictured) also didn’t seem impressed with the one-time Wimbledon quarter-finalist

The winner Marco Trungelliti had driven 10 hours from Barcelona to Paris the night before the match just to play as a lucky loser from qualifying

The winner Marco Trungelliti had driven 10 hours from Barcelona to Paris the night before the match just to play as a lucky loser from qualifying

The one-time Wimbledon quarter-finalist will take home $62,000 and a projected rankings rise of 28 spots to No.178 in the world.

The winner Marco Trungelliti had driven 10 hours from Barcelona to Paris the night before the match just to play as a lucky loser from qualifying.

He had shared a rental car with his 89-year-old grandmother on Sunday to drive back to Paris after Nick Kyrgios’ withdrawal. 

When the reporter asked him 'are you in this primarily for financial reasons or do you want to do other things?', Tomic curtly replied: 'Next question.'

When the reporter asked him ‘are you in this primarily for financial reasons or do you want to do other things?’, Tomic curtly replied: ‘Next question.’

Bernard Tomic (pictured) has turned on himself once again in a sulky post-match interview

Bernard Tomic (pictured) has turned on himself once again in a sulky post-match interview



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