Bernard Tomic and Daniil Medvedev have been fined a whopping $15,000 each for their 'unsportmanslike' antics during the first week of the Wimbledon. Tomic had said he was ‘bored’ during his first-round exit, while Medvedev threw coins at the umpire's chair hinting at biased umpiring.
Bernard Tomic and Daniil Medvedev have caused the biggest flashpoints of the first week at Wimbledon. While both have faced early exits at the event, they will carry a substantially lighter bounty of prize money along with a bag of shame on their way home.
Tomic made disparaging remarks about how he was bored after his first-round loss to Mischa Zverev and also admitted that he had called his trainer on
Tomic has added to the cloud that hangs over the current generation of Australians, along with the equally mercurial Nick Kyrgios, with the players seeming to hit the headlines more for incidents off-court than their on-court exploits.
On the other hand, Medvedev was handed three fines that totaled to £11,200 ($14,500) after he threw coins at the umpire’s chair following his second-round loss to Ruben
“It was stupid, but it was not like this. It was just that I was packing my things and I saw my wallet. In the heat of the
“I was disappointed with the result,” he said. “It was frustrating after a big win. The match was not going well for me. In the heat of the moment, I did a bad thing. I
Finally, though he insisted that his actions did not imply a sense of bribery, he was fined a total of £11,200 ($14,500) for his antics.