PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
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ATP
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  • Age22
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“It was very close in moments, but somehow in those big points he just gets that.”

— Bernard Tomic, 4 Jul 2015

» Djokovic too strong for Tomic

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

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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger

Finals

2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Gallery: Aussies in glorious Wimbledon week
Nick Kyrgios (L) and Madison Keys were opening-round winners in the mixed doubles; Getty Images
4 July, 2015

A large Aussie contingent has sparkled on the courts at Wimbledon in the first week of The Championships - check out the highlights in images.
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Djokovic too strong for Tomic
Bernard Tomic (L) and Novak Djokovic exit Centre Court after Djokovic won their third-round match at Wimbledon; Getty Images
4 July, 2015

World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic has ended Bernard Tomic's Wimbledon campaign with a straight-sets win on Centre Court on Friday.
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Kyrgios eyes Wimbledon revenge
Nick Kyrgios celebrates his second-round victory over Juan Monaco at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships; Getty Images
3 July, 2015

Nick Kyrgios is out to avenge his 2014 Wimbledon defeat to Milos Raonic when the two lock horns on Friday, while Bernard Tomic faces world No.1 Novak Djokovic.
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Wimbledon wins for Tomic, Kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios (L) and Bernard Tomic were both straight-sets winners in the second round at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships; Getty Images
2 July, 2015

UPDATE: Nick Kyrgios has safely joined fellow Australian big gun Bernard Tomic in the third round at Wimbledon, with both seeds coming through straight-sets victories.
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