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Bernard Tomic at a crossroad
was the making of Mary Pierce but the breaking of Jelena Dokic. Now only time will tell what impact the seemingly inevitable long-term banishment of John Tomic has on Bernard Tomic's turbulent tennis career - and life. For all his notoriety - the volcanic from Ninemsn Read more »
Tomic backed amid dad's assault charge
Tomic has joined an infamous list that includes the fathers of Mary Pierce, Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf. Bernard Tomic's father John says he was acting in self-defence when he head-butted his son's training partner. Thomas Drouet says he was "treated like from The Australian Read more »
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Piotr?
WTA has had its share of infamous parents, particularly fathers, over the years. First there was Jim Pierce, Mary Pierce’s father, who was physically and mentally abusive to Mary for the majority of her formative years. In November of 1992, the ‘Jim Pierce from Tennis Grandstand Read more »