PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

  • Age31
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
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“That’s how I play - I always try to do something different.”

— Bernard Tomic, 24 Jul 2019

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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 title
  • 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 the Sydney International in 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
  • advanced to the fourth round at the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2016, his first time reaching the second week at two majors in the one season
  • in 2018, won ATP Chengdu title as a qualifier, upsetting world No.13 and top seed Fabio Fognini in the final
  • won three ITF Futures titles from four finals in 2022, his first professional titles in four years
  • improved his ranking by more than 450 places from September 2022 to March 2023, returning to world’s top 400

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

2023 287
2022 508
2021 253
2020 226
2019 184
2018 83
2017 142
2016 26
2015 18
2014 56
2013 51
2012 52
2011 42
2010 208
2009 286
2008 763

Bernard Tomic in the news

Ranking movers: Birrell, Walton lead rising Australians
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20 May, 2024

Queenslanders Kimberly Birrell and Adam Walton are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Adam Walton soars into top 100 with title-winning run
Adam Walton celebrates his singles victory at an ATP Challenger event in Chinese Taipei.
20 May, 2024

Rising star Adam Walton has been rewarded with a top-100 debut following an impressive performance on the ATP Challenger Tour.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Rising star Schoolkate among six Australian title winners
Tristan Schoolkate celebrates winning his first ATP Challenger singles title.
6 May, 2024

Tristan Schoolkate won the biggest singles title of his career at an ATP Challenger tournament in China this week.
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Ranking movers: Resurgent Aussies achieve major milestones
Daria Saville and Bernard Tomic are among the biggest movers in the latest world rankings.
8 April, 2024

Former top-20 stars Daria Saville and Bernard Tomic are among the biggest movers in the latest world rankings.
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