Bernard Tomic Survives the Day of Upsets at Brisbane International

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Monday, January 5th, 2015 | 0

The Brisbane International 2015 witnessed some massive upsets, as some top players made an early exit from the ATP 250 event Down Under.

The series of upsets started with 125th-ranked James Duckworth’s win over 6th seed Gilles Simon. The former looked in supreme touch throughout to pull off a serene 6-2, 6-2 win.

Later in the day, Aussie teen Thanasi Kokkinakis clinched the biggest triumph of his career, stunning 25th-ranked Julien Benneteau 6-4, 6-3 in the opening round.

I thought a good result like this was just around the corner,” an ecstatic Kokkinakis was quoted as saying by the

Local favourite Bernard Tomic also progressed to the second round with a 7-5, 7-6 conquest of American Sam Querrey.


(W) J Duckworth d. (6) G Simon (6-2, 6-2)

J Chardy d. A Golubev (6-4, 6-4)

(W) T Kokkinakis d. J Benneteau (6-4, 6-3)

B Tomic d. S Querrey (7-5, 7-6)



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