Tennis: Tomic fined for vulgar spray

Australia's Bernard Tomic. photo / AP
Australia's Bernard Tomic. photo / AP

Bernard Tomic has been fined $US10,000 for his foul-mouthed spray at a US Open heckler.

Tomic's camp insist their charge was severely provoked, but ITF officials deemed the Australian's expletive-laden rant as unsportsmanlike conduct.

The fine is the biggest handed out at the tournament to date.

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