Tomic tumbles again

  • Last Updated: July 16 2012, 21:32 BST

Australian teenager Bernard Tomic suffered his fifth straight first-round defeat as he was bundled out of the Swiss Open in Gstaad by Frenchman Benoit Paire.

Bernard Tomic: Lost again

Eighth seed Tomic, who battled bad form and illness during the short grass-court season, could not get to grips with his world number 47 opponent and fell 6-0 6-4 in 59 minutes.

Paul-Henri Mathieu continued his comeback from injury with a fine 6-3 7-6 (7-4) win over Russia's Igor Andreev, building on the only break in the match in the first set.

Austrian qualifier Martin Fischer beat local Sandro Ehrat 6-2 6-4, and in another clash of qualifiers, Jan Hernych of the Czech Republic beat Italy's Matteo Viola 6-3 2-6 6-3.