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Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic lost the shortest match in 28 minutes and 20 seconds

Mar 22, 2014 11:40 IST

Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic lost the shortest match in Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) history on 21 March 2014 at the Sony Open within just 28 minutes and 20 seconds. Bernard Tomic score to a 6-0, 6-1 defeat at the hands of Finnish Jarkko Nieminen.

imageBernard Tomic won just one point in the first five games of the match and 13 in total. Tomic had not played since retiring against Rafael Nadal in the first round of the Australian Open.

The match surpassed the previous record set by Greg Rusedski and Carsten Arriens at the Sydney International in 1996 when the Briton beat the German opponent 6-0, 6-0 in 29 minutes.

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