PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
17
ATP
RANKING
  • Age23
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“"I know what it takes to get there to the top of the rankings. I'm going to work as hard as I can to get there."”

— Bernard Tomic, 26 Jan 2016

» Tomic heading in the right direction: Murray

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

2014 56
2013 51
2012 52
2011 42
2010 208
2009 286
2008 763

Titles/Finals

Titles

2015 Bogota

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

Tomic, Millman fall in quarters
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6 February, 2016

In separate ATP events, Queenslanders Bernard Tomic and John Millman - who faced off at Australian Open 2016 - fell in quarterfinal matches.
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Tomic through to Ecuador Open QFs
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4 February, 2016

Bernard Tomic recovered from a second set scare to make the Ecuador Open quarterfinals
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Tomic heading in the right direction: Murray
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26 January, 2016

Darren Cahill and Andy Murray praise Bernard Tomic's game following his fourth-round exit at this year's Australian Open.
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Tomic’s Australian Open run stops at the hands of Murray
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25 January, 2016

The last standing Aussie at the Australian Open, Bernard Tomic has been bundled out after being defeated by World No. 2 Andy Murray
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