Bernard Tomic

  • Age24
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“He's an amazing player. I spent time with him playing tournaments. Obviously from the Dominican Republic, a small country. But he's doing amazing for his country.”

— Bernard Tomic, 19 Jan 2017

» Tomic edges past Estrella Burgos

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

Tomic edges past Estrella Burgos
Bernard Tomic of Australia celebrates winning his second round match.
22 hours ago

Bernard Tomic has advanced to the Australian Open third round once again, but he was made to work extremely hard in a four-sets triumph.
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Tomic through to round two
Bernard Tomic celebrates his progression to the second round of Australian Open 2017; Getty Images
16 January, 2017

Bernard Tomic was at his brutal best on Monday at the Australian Open, firing 12 aces and 38 winners to down Thomaz Bellucci in straight sets in the first round.
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Tennis titans make FAST4 a hit in Sydney
A view over the ICC in FAST4 mode during the Rafael Nadal v Nick Kyrgios singles match; Getty Images
9 January, 2017

Spanish legend Rafael Nadal, exciting top 10 talent Dominic Thiem and top two Australian stars Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic lit up Sydney's ICC in a FAST4 spectacular.
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Tomic tumbles from Brisbane International
Bernard Tomic in action during his first-round loss to David Ferrer at the Brisbane International; Getty Images
2 January, 2017

Bernard Tomic found his tough first-round hurdle in Brisbane to high to clear, going down to David Ferrer in straight sets at Pat Rafter Arena.
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