PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

3
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
65
ATP
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“I don't want to muck around with that area. It's painful.”

— Bernard Tomic, 30 Aug 2014

» Tomic withdraws from US Open

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

Australia handed tough Davis Cup assignment
Lleyton Hewitt (L) and Chris Guccione in Davis Cup doubles action in the World Group Play-off tie against Uzbekistan in September 2014 in Cottesloe; Getty Images
19 September, 2014

Australia's bad luck in the Davis Cup draw continues after being handed a daunting opening 2015 World Group assignment away to Czech Republic.
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Jasika awarded ATP Malaysian Open wildcard
Omar Jasika celebrates during his US Open boys' singles final victory over Frenchman Quentin Halys; Getty Images
17 September, 2014

US Open boys' singles and doubles champion Omar Jasika has been awarded a wildcard into the main draw of next week's Malaysian Open.
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Jasika aiming higher after US Open glory
Omar Jasika poses for photos during a media opportunity at Melbourne Park's National Tennis Centre on September 16, 2014; Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
16 September, 2014

Australia’s newest Grand Slam champion has returned home keen to tackle bigger challenges as his career transitions from the junior to senior ranks.
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Hewitt impressed by next talent wave
Hewitt-Davis-Cup
10 September, 2014

Lleyton Hewitt is confident Australia's Davis Cup future is bright as the nation attempts this weekend to retain its place in the World Group.
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