James Crabtree is currently in Melbourne Park covering the Australian Open for Tennis Grandstand and is giving you all the scoop directly from the grounds.
Bernard Tomic and Roger Federer set to battle at Australian Open
By James Crabtree
MELBOURNE — There is a classic line in the 80’s Hoosiers basketball movie that has never been more apparent.
“Look, mister, there’s… two kinds of dumb, uh… guy that gets naked and runs out in the snow and barks at the moon, and, uh, guy who does the same thing in my living room. First one don’t matter, the second one you’re kinda forced to deal with.”
Australia may be Bernard Tomic’s country, but the Australian Open is Roger Federer’s living room.
As soon as the draw was released the hype has been building of a possible Tomic Federer clash. “Well, if he gets that far,” was Tomic’s retort to his possible match-up with Federer that is now guaranteed.
Bernard has been talking big and playing big since a transformation took place in Perth and the Hop