PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
66
ATP
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“I'm going to have to prepare really well.”

— Bernard Tomic, 23 Jan 2015

» Tomic powers into Australian Open’s last 16

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

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

Grand slam seeding for Kyrgios
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts to a point in his quarterfinal match against Andy Murray of Great Britain during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)
28 January, 2015

Nick Kyrgios has not only played his last grand slam as a teenager but also almost certainly as an unseeded dangerman following his run to the Australian Open quarterfinals.
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Berdych ends Tomic’s Open assault
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25:  Bernard Tomic of Australia plays a forehand in his fourth round match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day seven of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
25 January, 2015

Classy Czech Tomas Berdych has ended Bernard Tomic's Australian Open campaign.
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Kyrgios and Tomic set for crunch clashes
Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic
25 January, 2015

Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios will be seeking to break a decade-long drought on Sunday, when they face fourth-round tests at the Australian Open.
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Tomic powers into Australian Open’s last 16
Bernard Tomic plays a backhand in his third round match against during day five of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
23 January, 2015

Bernard Tomic has upstaged Sam Groth in a high-quality serving duel to storm into the fourth round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.
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