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No tanks as Tomic fights to Open win without dad

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With his father banned from the US Open and memories burning of an early surrender in a second-round exit last year, Australia's Bernard Tomic ground out a five-set victory Monday. 

Bernard Tomic of Australia serves on August 26, 2013 in New York. With his father banned from the US Open and memories burning of an early surrender in a second-round exit last year, Tomic ground out a five-set victory Monday.

Tomic, the Aussie number one at 52nd in the world, rallied to outlast Spain's 75th-ranked Albert Ramos 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 and said he felt he had proven a point with a courageous fightback.

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