PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
56
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 kept trying and I had an opportunity when he played one bad game. I took it, which was important for me.”

— Bernard Tomic, 18 Oct 2014

» Tomic into Stockholm semifinals

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

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

Rankings watch: Tomic on the up
Bernard Tomic in action at the ATP event in Bogota, Colombia; Getty Images
20 October, 2014

Bernard Tomic has soared 20 places in the latest ATP rankings to return to the world's top 60.
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Dimitrov beats Tomic at Stockholm Open
Bernard Tomic in action at the US Open; Getty Images
19 October, 2014

Bernard Tomic is out of the Swedish Open, beaten in straight sets in the semifinals by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.
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Tomic into Stockholm semifinals
Bernard Tomic in action during a second round loss to Radek Stepanek at the ATP Queen's Club event in London; Getty Images
18 October, 2014

Bernard Tomic has continued his strong late-season form, making the semifinals of the ATP Tour's Stockholm Open with a three-set win over seventh seed Fernando Verdasco.
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Aussie stars set for Sydney
(L-R) Sam Stosur, Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios will contest the Apia International Sydney in 2015; Getty Images
16 October, 2014

UPDATE: Australian favourites Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic and Sam Stosur will light up the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre in January at Apia International Sydney 2015.
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