Bernard Tomic

  • Age21
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
““I'm very happy I stopped. It was the right call.””

— Bernard Tomic, 15 Jan 2014

» Tomic out for up to three weeks

On court

  • Started playing tennis at seven.
  • His favourite surface is grass.
  • In 2004 and 2006 he won the 12s and 14s Orange Bowl titles.
  • He helped Australia win the Junior Davis Cup final against Argentina in 2007, and reached the semifinal of the boys’ singles at Wimbledon in 2008.
  • In 2008 at the age of 15, Bernard became the youngest player in history to win the Australian Open boys’ singles title.
  • As a 16-year-old he won the US Open boys’singles title.
  • In 2010 Bernard made a successful Davis Cup debut for Australia when he won both of his singles rubbers against Chinese Taipei in straight sets in the Asia–Oceania Group Quarterfinals.
  • In 2011, at the age of 19, he became the youngest Wimbledon quarterfinalist since Boris Becker in 1986.

Off court

  • Arrived in Australia from his birthplace in Stuttgart, Germany, aged three-and-a-half.
  • His father, John, started work driving taxis while his mother, Ady, worked as a biomedical scientist.
  • He has one sister, Sara, who also plays tennis
  • Bernard’s favourite singer is Chris Brown.
  • When he’s not playing tennis he enjoys soccer, table tennis, fishing and basketball.

Year-Ending Ranking History

2013 51
2012 52
2011 42
2010 208
2009 286
2008 763




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Bernard Tomic in the news

Hewitt rallies, Tomic trounced in Miami
Lleyton Hewitt of Australia hits a return to Matthew Ebden of Australia during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells; Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
21 March, 2014

UPDATE: Lleyton Hewitt has scored his 600th career victory by beating Dutchman Robin Haase on Thursday at the Sony Open in Miami.
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Tomic to make comeback in Miami
Bernard Tomic of Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
18 March, 2014

Bernard Tomic will make his return to tennis following hip surgery at this week's Sony Open in Miami, and will be joined in the draw by fellow Aussies Lleyton Hewitt, Matt…
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Tomic expected to return for Monte Carlo Masters
Bernard Tomic of Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
25 February, 2014

Bernard Tomic is likely to make his return to tennis at the Monte Carlo Masters following a lengthy absence due to hip surgery.
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Tomic out for three months
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14:  Bernard Tomic of Australia removes strapping from his leg in his first round match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
19 January, 2014

Bernard Tomic will miss Australia's Davis Cup tie after scans have shown he is suffering from a long-standing hip injury.
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