Like all matches at the Australian Open, the wildcard playoff will be best-of- five-sets and Tomic would need to win four matches in seven days.
Newly crowned John Newcombe medallist Ash Barty has her sights set on the top 10 rankings of world tennis after her career-best 2017 season.
Outspoken entertainer Tina Arena has used Australian tennis' night of nights to subtly promote a name change of Margaret Court Arena.
Tennis ace Ashleigh Barty has paid an emotional tribute to doubles partner and "best mate" Casey Dellacqua after crowning her remarkable season with the Newcombe Medal.
Lucas Pouille has ended a 16-year drought for France in the Davis Cup, winning the decisive match for the hosts to beat Belgium 3-2 in the final.
France captain Yannick Noah gambled on an untested pair for the pivotal Davis Cup final doubles against Belgium but Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert's win ensured his team were in the driving seat rather than the hot seat.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga demolished Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 to bring France level at 1-1 with Belgium after the first day of the Davis Cup final in Lille.
Out of form and out of favour, Bernard Tomic has slipped well and truly down the Australian pecking order after being snubbed for a wildcard spot at the Australian Open this January.
Tennis officials have moved to target controversial mid-match first round withdrawals at the grand slams.
Emerging Australian tennis star Daria Gavrilova believes comeback kid Ashleigh Barty will win the 2017 John Newcombe Medal on Monday night.
Tennis star Maria Sharapova is being investigated by Indian police in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case over an ill-fated luxury housing project.
Prague: Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association said on Monday.
Grigor Dimitrov has claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent, beating David Goffin to win the ATP World Tour Finals.
Injury-plagued Thanasi Kokkinakis is set to play at the Australian Open for the first time in three years after being awarded a wildcard.
Roger Federer is already plotting another Australian Open assault after his spectacular season came to an abrupt conclusion with a shock semi-final defeat at the World Tour Finals in London.
Giantkilling Belgian David Goffin is savouring the sweetest success of his career after stunning Roger Federer and the tennis world to surge into the final of the season-ending championships in London.
Australian tennis star Ashleigh Barty has set her sights on a top-10 ranking after a breakout year.
British tennis champion Andy Murray has split with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time.
At the start of the year there would have been long odds on Jack Sock, Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin earning enough points to qualify for the ATP Finals, let alone reaching the last four.
Alison Bai was handed a wildcard berth alongside Ballarat product Zoe Hives.
Placing Nick Kyrgios in his top three players of the future, tennis superstar Roger Federer knows a changing of the guard is inevitable.
Suspension ruled Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios out of the last two Newcombe Medals.
Jelena Dokic has released a book detailing the horrendous abuse she endured from her father.
Now that Jelena Dokic has elaborated on the full horror of her teenage years, a kind of unofficial inquest has begun to determine who failed her, and in what proportion.
Jelena Dokic says the decision to turn her back on Australia and play for Yugoslavia remains the biggest regret of her life and her tennis career.
He has graciously declared Rafael Nadal a deserving year-end No.1, but Roger Federer has no plans on gifting his great rival with a first-time season-ending crown.
The United States have put in a battling performance to beat hosts Belarus 3-2 and win a record-extending 18th Fed Cup title, their first in 17 years.
Some years ago, when a major flood story was making news, the late Brian White is said to have delivered some concise advice to his broadcast team at 3AW.
Bernard Tomic's bid to prove himself worthy of an Australian Open wildcard has been damaged by a straight-sets second-round loss at an ATP challenger event.
Following the birth of her first child in September, US tennis star Serena Williams is back in the gym, with a view to returning to the WTA tour in January and playing at the Australian Open.