Bernard Tomic

  • Age23
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“He knows he hasn't beaten me the past few times and he's going to go out there and swing hard, go for a few more risks.”

— Bernard Tomic, 26 Jun 2016

» Tomic bracing for torrid early test

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 scrapes through to second round
Bernard Tomic waves to the crowd after seeing off Fernando Verdasco in five sets in the first round at Wimbledon; Getty Images
49 mins ago

Bernard Tomic won a one-set shootout against Fernando Verdasco in a rain-delayed match on Wednesday to advance to the second round at Wimbledon.
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Aussies in action: Wimbledon Day 3
Sam Stosur in action during her first-round win over Magda Linette at Wimbledon; Getty Images
22 hours ago

Sam Stosur faces the toughest of second-round battles against Sabine Lisicki at Wimbledon, while Bernard Tomic and Matt Barton will resume their first-round matches.
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Rain stalls Tomic, Barton
Bernard Tomic at Wimbledon; Getty Images
22 hours ago

Bernard Tomic and Matt Barton were locked in torrid battles at Wimbledon before the heavens opened over the All England Club last on Tuesday.
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Hewitt backs Kyrgios and Tomic
Lleyton Hewitt oversees a Nick Kyrgios practice session; Getty Images
28 June, 2016

Despite tough opening-round draws, Lleyton Hewitt feels Aussie seeds Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have the substance required to overcome those hurdles and advance deep at…
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