Bernard Tomic

  • Age22
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“This is what you play tennis for, to achieve goals in life”

— Bernard Tomic, 21 Sep 2015

» Tomic breaks into world’s top 20

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



2015 Bogota

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger


2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Kyrgios enjoys victory in Japan
Nick Kyrgios plays a forehand during his first-round victory over Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the ATP 500 event in Tokyo, Japan; Getty Images
7 October, 2015

After three of his compatriots lost on Tuesday, Australian Nick Kyrgios righted the ship with a first-round win in Tokyo.
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Tokyo: Tomic, Groth felled by injury
Sam Groth in action against Jeremy Chardy during the first round of the ATP Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo; Getty Images
6 October, 2015

Australian duo Bernard Tomic and Sam Groth have had their Japan Tennis Open campaigns cut short by injury, while another Aussie, Matt Ebden, fell in three sets.
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Kyrgios on brink of top 30 return
Nick Kyrgios in action at the ATP Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur; Getty Images
6 October, 2015

Nick Kyrgios' stirring run to the semifinals of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur has boosted the Aussie back within striking distance of his career-high ranking.
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Aussies in action in Asian capitals
Sam Stosur in action during her semifinal loss to No.3 seed Petra Kvitova at the China Open in Beijing; Getty Images
3 October, 2015

On either side of the Korean Peninsula, a host of Aussies will take to courts this week in Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan.
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