Bernard Tomic

  • Age22
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“It was good tennis. We both served pretty good. I was happy to win because it's a tough match playing Viktor.”

— Bernard Tomic, 20 Feb 2015

» Tomic fights through to Delray Beach quarters

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



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

Davis Cup: Kokkinakis to make live singles debut
Thanasi Kokkinakis trains ahead of Australia's Davis Cup World Group first round tie against the Czech Republic in Ostrava; photo credit Pavel Lebeda
15 hours ago

Rising tennis teen Thanasi Kokkinakis will lead Australia's Davis Cup side into battle in the Czech Republic after newly-appointed captain Wally Masur pulled a selection…
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Gallery: Davis Cup official team dinner
Lleyton Hewitt (L) and Sam Groth at the official team dinner for the Davis Cup World Group tie between Australia and Czech Republic; Pavel Lebeda
5 March, 2015

The Australian and Czech Davis Cup teams sat down for the official teams dinner ahead of their World Group first round tie in Ostrava.
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Tomic key to Aussie Davis Cup hopes
Bernard Tomic in action against Lukasz Kubot during the first reverse singles rubber of the Australia v Poland Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie in Warsaw, Poland; Getty Images
5 March, 2015

Flourishing in Nick Kyrgios' shadow of late, Bernard Tomic will step squarely back into the spotlight in Australia's bid for a drought-breaking Davis Cup win in the…
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Masur juggling Davis Cup selection options
Captain Wally Masur watches on as his Australian team trains ahead of its Davis Cup World Group first round tie against the Czech Republic in Ostrava; photo credit Pavel Lebeda
4 March, 2015

Davis Cup captain Wally Masur is faced with a wealth of selection options for singles and doubles as the Australian team prepares for its World Group first round tie against the…
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