PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
19
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'm very close and I have to try and finish off the year strong. I know my game and my tennis belongs in the top 15, top 12.”

— Bernard Tomic, 28 Aug 2016

» Tomic aiming big at US Open

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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2015 Bogota

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger

Finals

2016 Acapulco

2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Tomic aiming big at US Open
Bernard Tomic in action during his quarterfinal loss to Andy Murray at the Cincinnati Masters; Getty Images
40 mins ago

After a strong showing in Cincinnati, Bernard Tomic is brimming with confidence as he arrives in New York shooting for a higher position in the rankings.
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Kyrgios, Tomic set for showdown in New York
Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic
27 August, 2016

Australian big guns Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic could potentially meet in the third round of the US Open.
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Aussies set for strong showing in New York
Bernard Tomic; Getty Images
26 August, 2016

Wally Masur previews the chances of Australia's main draw direct entrants for next week's US Open.
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Kyrgios hoping for better US Open draw
Nick Kyrgios in action in Atlanta, where he won his second ATP title; Getty Images
26 August, 2016

Nick Kyrgios, who drew Andy Murray in the first round at Flushing Meadows last year, is hoping his 14th seeding assists with a kinder draw this time around in New York.
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