Bernard Tomic

  • Age22
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“I went to hit today and my back and low back felt as well I couldn't even move. On top of that, I had this pain on this side of the face, which is not very good because it's tough for me to even breathe this side.”

— Bernard Tomic, 20 Mar 2015

» Back injury forces Tomic withdrawal

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

Quick hits: Aussies on the coaching carousel
Storm Sanders; Elizabeth Xue Bai
20 April, 2015

We reveal new coaching arrangements for Sam Stosur and Storm Sanders, reflect on Thanasi Kokkinakis's entertaining media appearance and celebrate Nick Kyrgios's latest…
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News wrap: Aussies make the headlines
Nick Kyrgios celebrates a point en route to victory over Denis Kudla in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells; Getty Images
17 April, 2015

Some of the stories hitting headlines were the Aussies in Fed Cup action, Pat Rafter’s take on the healthy state of Australian tennis, our Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup heroics…
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Tomic ousted in Monte Carlo
Bernard Tomic in action during his third round loss to Tomas Berdych at the Miami Open; Getty Images
15 April, 2015

Bernard Tomic fell in three gruelling sets in the second round of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters, while fellow Aussies Ajla Tomljanovic and Anastasia Rodionova went down at the WTA…
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Biggest movers: Aussie girls make WTA debut
(L-R) Seone Mendez, Jaimee Fourlis and Destanee Aiava at the Junior Fed Cup Asia/Oceania final qualifying event in Shepparton, Victoria; Tennis Australia
13 April, 2015

Aussie young guns Destanee Aiava, Jaimee Fourlis and Seone Mendez have made their debut on the WTA rankings following strong results on the Pro Tour.
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