PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
72
ATP
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“It's my first tournament on hard courts since my surgeries in Australia. This title is huge and it's one I will always remember.”

— Bernard Tomic, 21 Jul 2014

» Tomic wins Bogota title in thriller

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

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

Rankings watch: potential US Open seed for Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua in action on Centre Court during her second round loss to No.4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska; Getty Images
20 hours ago

Australia's Casey Dellacqua has jumped two spots on the women's world tennis rankings to a career-high No.31, putting her in prime position for a US Open seeding.
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Tomic, Matosevic continue strong hardcourt form
Bernard Tomic in action during his first round victory over Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia at the ATP Citi Open in Washington DC; Getty Images
21 hours ago

UPDATE: Bernard Tomic and Marinko Matosevic have continued their good form with wins in Washington DC, while Sam Stosur fell to a disappointing defeat in Stanford.
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Aussies in action: America coast-to-coast
Sam Stosur in action at the WTA AEGON Classic in Birmingham, England; Getty Images
28 July, 2014

UPDATE: Sam Stosur kicks off her North American hardcourt campaign at the WTA event in Stanford, California while six of her compatriots will take to the courts in Washington DC.
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Australia revisits glory days thanks to rankings boost
(L-R) Marinko Matosevic, Sam Groth, Lleyton Hewitt, Bernard Tomic, Matt Ebden and Nick Kyrgios form a contingent of six Aussies ranked inside the world's top 100; Getty Images
23 July, 2014

With six Australian men now ranked inside the world's top 100, it represents the nation's best showing in this elite bracket in more than 13 years.
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