Bernard Tomic

  • Age24
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“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



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

Kyrgios continues winning ways
Nick Kyrgios; Getty Images
12 October, 2016

Nick Kyrgios, just days after winning his biggest career title in Tokyo, opened his Shanghai Masters campaign with a victory over Sam Querrey.
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Nadal, Nishikori, Kerber set for Sydney summer of tennis
Rafael Nadal serves during the 2016 FAST4 event in Sydney at Allphones Arena; Getty Images
12 October, 2016

Some of the biggest stars in tennis will feature in the Harbour City for Apia International Sydney and the latest FAST4 Showdown.
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Hewitt says Kyrgios can do damage at Australian Open
Lleyton Hewitt oversees a Nick Kyrgios practice session; Getty Images
10 October, 2016

Lleyton Hewitt believes Nick Kyrgios is on the cusp of joining the game's elite group and challenging for Grand Slam titles - perhaps as soon as Australian Open 2017.
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Aussies in action: Kyrgios, Tomic set for Shanghai
Nick Kyrgios celebrates his victory at the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo; Getty Images
10 October, 2016

Australia top duo Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic are in the field at this week's Shanghai Rolex Masters, while Sam Stosur and Daria Gavrilova line up in Hong Kong.
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