Bernard Tomic suffers first-round loss at China’s Chengdu Open

Bernard Tomic has suffered yet another dramatic loss, bowing out of the Chengdu Open in China during the first-round.

The Gold Coaster was defeated 6-4 6-2 by Britain’s Kyle Edmund on Tuesday.

It was the 24-year-old’s first match since being beaten by Gilles Muller in the first round of the US open in New York last month.


Tomic’s latest loss means he is no longer in the top 150, with the former grand slam quarter-finalist now needing to work extra hard to secure direct entry into the Australian Open.