No credential for Tomic's father

Updated: August 25, 2013, 7:06 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Bernard Tomic's agent asked the US Open to give the player's father a credential despite a tour-wide ban, and the U.S. Tennis Association turned the request down, tournament spokesman Chris Widmaier said Sunday.

"We opted not to credential him," Widmaier said in an interview. "Our desire is to make it as difficult as possible for him to gain entry to the US Open."

John Tomic, who also is his son's coach, was barred earlier this year from gaining official access to tournaments ...

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