PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
22
ATP
RANKING
  • Age23
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“For me it was an amazing situation to be a part of today. It was the first time Lleyton was on the chair for me, (with me) playing by his side.”

— Bernard Tomic, 4 Mar 2016

» Tomic tames Sock to level tie

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

 

Titles/Finals

Titles

2015 Bogota

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger

Finals

2016 Acapulco

2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Kyrgios, Tomic set for Madrid Masters
Kyrgios-Tomic
22 hours ago

Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic will attempt to join compatriots Sam Stosur and Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open when they play on Tuesday.
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Top seed Tomic out of Istanbul
Bernard Tomic in action during his second-round loss to Diego Schwartzman at the ATP Istanbul Open; photo credit Elif Ilkel/Koza World of Sports
29 April, 2016

Bernard Tomic's claycourt woes continued with a straight-sets loss to Diego Schwartzman in his opening match at the ATP Istanbul Open.
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Aussie power trio in action
(L-R) Bernard Tomic, Sam Stosur and Nick Kyrgios; Getty Images
26 April, 2016

Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios and Sam Stosur are each seeded highly at respective ATP and WTA claycourt events across Europe this week.
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Bernie bounced in Bucharest
Bernard Tomic; Getty Images
22 April, 2016

Bernard Tomic's struggles on clay have continued, with the Aussie top seed eliminated in his opening match at the ATP event in Bucharest.
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