Bernard Tomic

  • Age24
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“I missed a few chances but I know what I need to do to progress in 2017.”

— Bernard Tomic, 8 Dec 2016

» Tomic targeting top 10 in 2017

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

2015 18
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


2016 Acapulco

2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Hewitt, Masur, Stafford Brothers complete FAST4 Tennis line-up
Wally Masur (L) and Lleyton Hewitt; Getty Images
9 December, 2016

FAST4 Tennis returns to Sydney in 2017, with Lleyton Hewitt and Wally Masur captaining AUS and WORLD teams in a showdown at the International Convention Centre Sydney Theatre.
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Tomic targeting top 10 in 2017
Bernard Tomic in action during his quarterfinal loss to Thomaz Bellucci in Shenzhen, China; photo credit Shenzhen Open
8 December, 2016

Having enjoyed some excellent results in 2016, Bernard Tomic is hoping a strong start to the new season on home soil will help push him toward his goal of a top 10 ranking.
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Aussies bound for Brisbane
(L-R) Bernard Tomic, Sam Stosur and John Millman will contest the Brisbane International in 2017; Getty Images
9 November, 2016

Queenslanders Sam Stosur, Bernard Tomic and John Millman have announced they will return to the Brisbane International as the Queensland Government signed on with the event for a…
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Kyrgios continues winning ways
Nick Kyrgios; Getty Images
12 October, 2016

Nick Kyrgios, just days after winning his biggest career title in Tokyo, opened his Shanghai Masters campaign with a victory over Sam Querrey.
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