PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
29
ATP
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“I went to hit today and my back and low back felt as well I couldn't even move. On top of that, I had this pain on this side of the face, which is not very good because it's tough for me to even breathe this side.”

— Bernard Tomic, 20 Mar 2015

» Back injury forces Tomic withdrawal

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

2014 56
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

Tomic pipped by Berdych in Miami
Tomic-Miami-4
30 March, 2015

Bernard Tomic has pushed No.8 seed Tomas Berdych to the brink before going down in three sets in the third round of the Miami Open.
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Miami Open: Tomic advances, Dellacqua falls
Bernard Tomic in action during his second round victory over Austin Krajicek at the Miami Open; Getty Images
28 March, 2015

Bernard Tomic will play Tomas Berdych in the third round of the Miami Open after defeating American Austin Krajicek in straight sets.
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Miami Open: Hewitt returns to action
Lleyton Hewitt in IPTL action; Getty Images
24 March, 2015

Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt is one of five Aussie men entered in the main draw of the Miami Open, beginning this week at Crandon Park in Florida.
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Rankings watch: Duckworth, Gavrilova crack top 100
Ducks-Daria
24 March, 2015

James Duckworth has entered the world's top 100 for the first time after his impressive efforts at Indian Wells, a feat matched by compatriot Daria Gavrilova.
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