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Bernard Tomic Defeated In Record Time By Jarkko Nieminen (PICTURES)

21/03/2014 14:08 GMT | Updated 21/03/2014 14:59 GMT

Bernard Tomic suffered the ignominy of the quickest recorded defeat on the ATP Tour at the Sony Openon Thursday, as Jarkko Nieminen beat an 18-year-old record set by Great Britain's Greg Rusedski.

The 6-0 6-1 win lasted just 28 minutes and 20 seconds, with Tomic winning only 13 points in Miami and dropping his serve on five occasions.

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Tomic reacts after his record-breaking defeat to Nieminen

That passed the mark of 29 minutes set by Rusedski when he beat German Carsten Arriens 6-0 6-0 at the 1996 Sydney International.

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The erratic Tomic won just 13 points during his match

Tomic's presence at the event in Miami was a surprise, coming ahead of the Australian's expected 12-week recovery schedule after hip surgery which followed his withdrawal from his Australian Open first-round match against Rafael Nadal in January.