Bernard Tomic

  • Age23
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“It's really coming along well. I have to use the next five weeks of training well.”

— Bernard Tomic, 25 Nov 2015

» Tomic targeting top 10

On court

  • started playing tennis at seven
  • favourite surface is grass
  • in 2004 and 2006, won the 12s and 14s Orange Bowl titles
  • helped Australia win the Junior Davis Cup final against Argentina in 2007
  • In 2008 at age 15, became the youngest player in history to win the Australian Open boys’ singles title
  • reached semifinals of the boys’ singles at Wimbledon in 2008
  • as a 16-year-old, won the US Open boys’ singles title
  • made a successful Davis Cup debut for Australia in 2010, winning both singles rubbers against Chinese Taipei in straight sets in the Asia–Oceania Zone Group quarterfinals
  • in 2011 at age 19, became the youngest Wimbledon quarterfinalist since Boris Becker in 1986
  • won first career ATP title at Apia International Sydney in 2013
  • defended a title for the first time in his career in 2015 at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota
  • his victory in the final was his 30th match win of 2015, the most matches he has ever won in a single season

Off court

  • arrived in Australia from his birthplace in Stuttgart, Germany, aged three-and-a-half.
  • father, John, started work driving taxis while mother, Ady, worked as a biomedical scientist
  • has one sister, Sara, who also plays tennis
  • favourite singer is Chris Brown.
  • enjoys soccer, table tennis, fishing and basketball when not playing tennis

Year-Ending Ranking History

2014 56
2013 51
2012 52
2011 42
2010 208
2009 286
2008 763



2015 Bogota

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger


2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Tomic targeting top 10
Bernard Tomic in action during his second-round loss to Stan Wawrinka at the ATP Paris Masters; Getty Images
25 November, 2015

Bernard Tomic believes a top 10 ranking could be just four months away should he put in a strong showing during the Australian summer of tennis.
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Year in review: Tomic takes it to new level
Bernard Tomic celebrates his fourth-round defeat of compatriot Thanasi Kokkinakis at the 2015 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California; Getty Images
12 November, 2015

Establishing himself as the No.1 Australian after a career-best season in 2015, Bernard Tomic is positioned for even bigger things during the Aussie summer.
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Tomic, Millman nominated at ATP Awards
Bernard Tomic (L) and John Millman; Getty Images
4 November, 2015

Aussies Bernard Tomic and John Millman are among the nominees at the ATP World Tour Awards for 2015.
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Tomic tests Wawrinka in Paris
Bernard Tomic in action during his second-round loss to Stan Wawrinka at the ATP Paris Masters; Getty Images
4 November, 2015

Bernard Tomic's season may have come to an end, but not before he gave Stan Wawrinka a scare at the ATP Paris Masters.
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