Tomic expected to lose open licence

12 December 2012
, CarsGuide

Authorities are expected to move to strip the tennis ace of his driver's licence. A Queensland Transport paperwork bungle mistakenly issued the tennis ace with his open licence -- despite his driving history.

Tomic racked up nine demerit points during a series of public run-ins with Gold Coast police, but because the 20-year-old contested the fines, the points were not processed until the court action was finalised months later.

The transport loophole allowed Tomic to be issued with his open licence before the fines -- and the demerit points -- were processed.

However, Queensland Transport is finally reviewing Tomic's history and the troubled tennis star is expected to be stripped of his licence.

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