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’m getting ready to play as best I can at the event in Brisbane, it’s a tournament I’ve always played well at in the past and a tournament I have a chance of doing well in again.”

— Bernard Tomic, 20 Nov 2014

» Tomic joins all-star Brisbane field

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

Del Potro joins all-star field in Sydney
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11:  Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina poses with the trophy after winning the mens singles final against Bernard Tomic of Australia during day seven of the Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 11, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
4 December, 2014

Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro and six of the top 10 women will headline star-studded fields at the Apia International Sydney 2015.
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Federer, Sharapova lead elite fields for Brisbane
Maria Sharapova (L) and Roger Federer; Getty Images
26 November, 2014

A record eight Grand Slam champions will headline Brisbane International presented by Suncorp this summer, the highest number in the event’s six-year history.
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Tomic joins all-star Brisbane field
Bernard Tomic in action against 12th seed Richard Gasquet on Court Suzanne Lenglen in the first round at Roland Garros; Elizabeth Xue Bai
20 November, 2014

Bernard Tomic will launch his 2015 season alongside some of the world’s best players at Brisbane International presented by Suncorp.
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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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