Australian Davis Cup captains and players, led by Rod Laver united on Saturday to oppose proposed reforms to Davis Cup.
Just two years on from attaining his highest world ranking of 17, Tomic is currently 168th, with Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt saying Monday he was doubtful the Australian would ever play for the team again.
Lleyton Hewitt replaced Sam Groth for Australia in Davis Cup tie against USA. But he and John Peers lost to Bob and Mike Bryan
Australia's Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt has named Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic, Sam Groth and doubles specialist John Peers in his team.
David Ferrer beat John Isner 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in two hours, four minutes in the Australian Open pre-quarters at the Hisense Arena to set up his sixth appearance in the last eight.
Lleyton Hewitt called match-fixing allegations a "joke" and an "absolute farce" after an anonymous online blog linked his name to the explosive report which has overshadowed the Australian Open.
Using Lleyton Hewitt's nickname, Andy Murray christened the dog 'Rusty' in honour of one of his favourite players.
Lleyton Hewitt won two Grand Slams at Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows, and remains the youngest player to reach world number one at 20 years and eight months.
Lleyton Hewitt singles campaign came to an end after he was beaten by David Ferrer 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in second round of the Australian Open.
Lleyton Hewitt always pushed himself on court, and early in his career it sometimes got him into trouble with officials and opposing players. But the 34-year-old Hewitt has mellowed in his later years - he's become a mentor to some of the younger Australian players, does a credible job as a television commentator and recently became Australia's Davis Cup captain.
Roger Federer, 17-time major winner converted five of his six breakpoint chances and saved the only one against German qualifier Tobias Kamke to kick-start 2016 season with a win.
Jiri Vesely defeated Lleyton Hewitt, who will retire after the Australian Open, 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-4 before Karolina Pliskova came from 3-1 down in the second set to beat Jarmila Wolfe Gajdosova 7-5, 6-3 at Perth, Western Australia.
Lleyton Hewitt, who is retiring from Tennis after the Australian Open in 2016, has been appointed as Australia's new Davis Cup captain.
Andy Murray gave Great Britain a great start in their Davis Cup semi-final clash against Australia. His brother Jamie will play in the doubles on Saturday.
World number two Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam champion, needed just 80 minutes to rout Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-1, 6-2, 6-1.
In his final match at the Grand Slam event where he won his first major title in 2001, Hewitt fell 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5, 5-7 after three hours and 27 minutes.
Lleyton Hewitt secured a 6-0, 7-6 (7/2), 1-0 victory when Kazakh rival Aleksandr Nedovyesov retired after receiving right shoulder treatment.
Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has enlisted the help of former Australian player Lleyton Hewitt for the US Open.