PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
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ATP
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  • Age23
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“I love it with my heart and soul and I've always played well in the event and any tie that comes in the future, I'm always there 100 per cent for Davis Cup.”

— Bernard Tomic, 16 Sep 2016

» Tomic extends Australia’s lead

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 tumbles in Shenzhen
Bernard Tomic Shenzhen quarterfinals
6 hours ago

A day after beating Ryan Harrison in a second-round epic, Bernard Tomic was no match for Thomaz Bellucci in the Shenzhen quarters.
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Tomic overcomes Harrison in Shenzhen thriller
Bernard Tomic in action during his three-set victory over Ryan Harrison in the second round in Shenzhen; photo credit Shenzhen Open
30 September, 2016

No.4 seed Bernard Tomic withstood an almighty challenge from the in-form Ryan Harrison to advance to the quarterfinals in Shenzhen.
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Whittington thrives in ATP main draw debut
Andrew Whittington; Getty Images
27 September, 2016

Andrew Whittington saved an incredible four match points in his ATP main draw debut in Shenzhen, beating Luca Vanni to set up a stoush with Richard Gasquet.
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Aussies chasing glory in China
Nick Kyrgios hasn't dropped a set en route to the third round of US Open 2016; Getty Images
26 September, 2016

Seven Australians will play at ATP and WTA tournaments across China this week as the Asian swing continues.
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