Bernard Tomic
Bernard Tomic of Australia leaves the court after losing his match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, July 3, 2015. Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett

The trespassing and resisting arrest charges involving Australia’s highest-ranked tennis player, Bernard Tomic, took a turn Thursday when the Miami Police Department dropped the lawsuit in the midst of trial. Mr Chad Piotrowski, who represented Tomic, announced that all claims against the Australian had been dismissed.

The decision came after Mr Piotrowski presented evidence from a number of witnesses at the W Hotel, proving Tomic’s innocence. The judge dropped the lawsuit over discrepancies in reports filed by hotel security staff and the Miami Police Department.

“After aggressively attacking the charges, the state prosecutor decided to dismiss her case against Bernard,” Mr Piotrowski told Australia Associated Press. “I uncovered internal reports generated by the W Hotel security staff that were completely inconsistent with the rest of evidence in the case.”

Mr Piotrowski added that he was able to establish Tomic’s innocence. He said that the World No. 21 did not commit a law-breaking act.

Although Tomic didn’t appear at the hearing, the 22-year-old was said to be delighted when he heard the good news. It has been said that Tomic was also thrilled about how Mr Piotrowski properly handled his case.

In July, a noise complaint was filed against Tomic, and he was arrested and charged after police authorities were called to the hotel where he was hosting a party. He was brought to the nearest jail for booking and spent several hours in custody before he was released on bail.

Meanwhile, Tomic has played his first match since losing to Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-3 6-1 in the third round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, representing Australia in the Davis Cup semifinal match against Great Britain. He lost to Andy Murray in three sets, sending Great Britain to its first Davis Cup final for the first time in 37 years.

Tomic is 36-22 this season. He won one title at the 2015 Claro Open in Bogota, Colombia.

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