PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
67
ATP
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“I’m really happy with my tennis at the moment, and to be back in the top 100 ... I’ve had some pretty good results over the last few weeks and I hope I can continue to build on that.”

— Bernard Tomic, 14 Aug 2014

» Bernard Tomic awarded wildcard into 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

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

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

Aussies handed tough assignments at US Open
Marinko Matosevic shows his frustration during his quarterfinal defeat to Stan Wawrinka at the ATP Queen's Club event in London, England; Getty Images
22 August, 2014

Some of Australia's best hopes US Open hopes have been dealt extremely tough first round draws, with Marinko Matosevic lining up against second seed Roger Federer and…
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Woodbridge issues US Open challenge to Tomic
Bernard Tomic in action at the ATP Cincinnati Masters; Getty Images
21 August, 2014

Todd Woodbridge believes it is time for Bernard Tomic to “step it up” at the US Open as the 21-year-old prepares to embark on his fourth campaign at Flushing Meadows.
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Aussie stars complete ice bucket challenge
(L-R) Casey Dellacqua, Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios and Sam Stosur complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
19 August, 2014

Australian tennis stars Sam Stosur, Bernard Tomic, Casey Dellacqua and Nick Kyrgios have all taken the ice bucket challenge, raising awareness for motor neurone disease.
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US Open preview: Woodbridge assesses Aussie chances
(L-R) Bernard Tomic, Sam Stosur, Lleyton Hewitt, Casey Dellacqua and Nick Kyrgios; Getty Images
18 August, 2014

Doubles legend Todd Woodbridge dissects the form and the hopes of the Australian contingent heading into next week's US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tournament.
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