PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
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ATP
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  • Age24
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“My main priority is to win a match. The next three, four weeks I have to keep positive and I'll get a chance.”

— Bernard Tomic, 18 Apr 2017

» Tomic falls in Monte Carlo opener

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
  • 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 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
  • in 2015 reached ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinals at Indian Wells and Shanghai, his best Masters-level performances
  • reached the biggest final of his career to date in 2016 at Acapulco, an ATP 500 event

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

2016 26
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

Aussies in action: Stosur, Tomic set for clay
Sam Stosur; Getty Images
12 hours ago

Sam Stosur will feature in a stacked WTA Stuttgart field this week while Bernard Tomic is bound for Barcelona.
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Tomic falls in Monte Carlo opener
Bernard Tomic fell in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters to Diego Schwartzman; Getty Images
18 April, 2017

Bernard Tomic held a set point but ultimately went down in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters to Argentinian claycourt specialist Diego Schwartzman.
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Biggest movers: New highs for Aiava, Polmans
Destine Aiava (Photo: Getty Images)
3 April, 2017

Teenagers make top 200 debut in latest world rankings
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Kyrgios set for Miami return
Nick Kyrgios was pumped up during his third-round win over Alexander Zverev at the BNP Paribas Open; Getty Images
21 March, 2017

The world No.16 returns to action at the Miami Open this week.
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