Bernard Tomic Apologises After Clash With Security At Gold Coast Resort

Fiery young tennis star Bernard Tomic, currently ranked the number one player in the country, has apologised after an incident involving staff and security at a Gold Coast resort.
The Gold Coast Bulletin report that the alleged incident occurred at RACV Royal Pines last week, when Tomic was training for the Brisbane International
A resort member who was on the court at the time says that Tomic ordered recreational players to leave the court, and verbally abused staff and security when they intervened.
The source also claims that Tomic got stroppy over a $20 court hire fee at the club. When asked about the incident by the Bulletin, the 23-year-old apologised, saying:

“I’ve been so focused on preparing for all my matches, I know there’s no excuse for my behaviour. I didn’t mean to cause any trouble and I apologise to the club members.There seems to have been a bit of a misunderstanding and my practice was interrupted and I got a bit frustrated.”
Last year was an eventful one for Tomic, who was kicked off Australia’s Davis Cup team for remarks he made about Tennis Australia and Pat Rafter, and later, was arrested after a penthouse party at a hotel in Miami.

Story: Gold Coast Bulletin
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