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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“I got a chance there to get a break back and from there I started to play very, very aggressive.”

— Bernard Tomic, 4 May 2017

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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

Tomic’s Halle campaign ends
Bernard Tomic in action at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle; Getty Images
21 June, 2017

Bernard Tomic again found Richard Gasquet too strong, falling to 2-7 in their head-to-head series after going down to the Frenchman in the second round at Halle.
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Tremendous Tomic halts Haas in Halle
Bernard Tomic serves to Tommy Haas in his first-round victory over the German in Halle; Getty Images
21 June, 2017

Bernard Tomic produced one of his best performances of the season to eliminate German veteran and crowd favourite Tommy Haas in Halle.
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Kokkinakis, Tomic fall on grass
Thanasi Kokkinakis returns serve during his second-round loss to Daniil Medvedev in 's-Hertogenbosch (©Edwin Verhoef/RicohOpen)
16 June, 2017

Bernard Tomic found Tomas Berdych too strong in Stuttgart while Thanasi Kokkinakis, competing in 's-Hertogenbosch with a protected ranking, fell to Daniil Medvedev.
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Tomic returns to form on grass
Bernard Tomic; Getty Images
14 June, 2017

Bernard Tomic, back on his favoured grass, scored a three-set win to set up a second-round stoush with No.3 seed Tomas Berdych.
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