PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
26
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 still sick but it's OK. I did the right thing by not playing on in Nice and I'm confident for this match.”

— Bernard Tomic, 24 May 2015

» Tomic, Kyrgios fit for French Open

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

Roland Garros: Kokkinakis wins all-Aussie epic
Thanasi Kokkinakis celebrates his five-set victory over fellow Aussie Bernard Tomic in the second round at Roland Garros; Getty Images
58 mins ago

Thanasi Kokkinakis has overcome injury, a two-set deficit and three match points to oust compatriot Bernard Tomic at Roland Garros; world No.1 Novak Djokovic is next.
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Kokkinakis circles Tomic in Paris
Bernard Tomic (R) shakes hands with Thanasi Kokkinakis after winning their fourth-round match at the 2015 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California; Getty Images
23 hours ago

Teenage ace Thanasi Kokkinakis is playing the role of undertaker as he looks to put an ailing Bernard Tomic out of his misery at the French Open on Wednesday.
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Kyrgios receives walkover into last 32
Nick Kyrgios watches the action at Roland Garros 2015; Getty Images
23 hours ago

Nick Kyrgios has been given a free pass into the third round at Roland Garros after opponent Kyle Edmund withdrew from the tournament.
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Kyrgios leads Aussie charge into second round
Nick Kyrgios in action during his first round win over Denis Istomin at Roland Garros 2015; Getty Images
26 May, 2015

Nick Kyrgios hailed Australia's "unbelievable" start to the French Open after leading six through to the second round at Roland Garros.
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