PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
70
ATP
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“It's my first tournament on hard courts since my surgeries in Australia. This title is huge and it's one I will always remember.”

— Bernard Tomic, 21 Jul 2014

» Tomic wins Bogota title in thriller

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

Australia revisits glory days thanks to rankings boost
(L-R) Marinko Matosevic, Sam Groth, Lleyton Hewitt, Bernard Tomic, Matt Ebden and Nick Kyrgios form a contingent of six Aussies ranked inside the world's top 100; Getty Images
24 hours ago

With six Australian men now ranked inside the world's top 100, it represents the nation's best showing in this elite bracket in more than 13 years.
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Video: Tomic celebrates championship point
Bernard Tomic celebrates winning match point to clinch the ATP Bogota event; Claro Open Colombia
22 July, 2014

Watch Bernard Tomic clinch match point and celebrate after winning the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, his second career ATP title.
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Rankings watch: top 100 return for Tomic
Bernard Tomic in action at the ATP event in Bogota, Colombia; Getty Images
21 July, 2014

Bernard Tomic's win at the ATP Claro Open Colombia in Bogota has vaulted the 21-year-old back inside the top 100, making him the sixth Aussie man in this elite bracket.
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Tomic wins Bogota title in thriller
Bernard Tomic poses with the trophy after defeating Ivo Karlovic in the final of the ATP event in Bogota; Claro Open Colombia
21 July, 2014

UPDATE: Bernard Tomic has claimed his second career ATP title with victory over power-serving Croat Ivo Karlovic in the final of the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota.
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