Tennis: Tomic slide continues with Australian Open failure

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic’s slide down the ATP rankings is set to continue after he fell 6-1 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 to Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego in the final round of Australian Open qualifying on Sunday. A former world number 17 but now ranked 142, Tomic will miss out on his home grand slam after 10 successive main draw appearances. The 25-year-old appeared crushed by the defeat and snapped sarcastically at reporters when asked where he would go from there. “I just count money, that’s all I do...