PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
146
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 feel I'm top 10 as well on this surface when I'm playing well. My fitness level is not the best, but it's there and the last month has been positive for me.”

— Bernard Tomic, 4 Jul 2017

» Tomic on high alert at Wimbledon

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: Millman, Santillan, Tomic in Asia
John Millman is looking forward to his third round clash with Philipp Kohlschreiber. Photo: Getty Images
11 hours ago

Australian trio Bernard Tomic, John Millman and Akira Santillan will take to the court on Tuesday in China at ATP events in Chengdu and Shenzhen.
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Thompson stuns Sock in five
Jordan Thompson volleys during his five-set win over Jack Sock in the first round of the US Open; Getty Images
29 August, 2017

Jordan Thompson has enjoyed a huge win at the US Open on Monday, holding on to defeat 13th seed Jack Sock in five sets. Thanasi Kokkinakis, Bernard Tomic and JP Smith went down.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 1
CAREER-BEST WIN: Jordan Thompson celebrates defeating world No.1 Andy Murray; Getty Images
28 August, 2017

Jordan Thompson will tackle 13th seed Jack Sock on Louis Armstrong stadium, one of seven Aussies in action on a bumper Day 1 of the US Open.
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Millman to Kyrgios: let’s get physical
Nick Kyrgios (L) will take on John Millman in the first round of the US Open; Getty Images
28 August, 2017

John Millman will attempt to extend rallies as much as possible to make it a physical first-round encounter against fellow Aussie and 14th seed Nick Kyrgios.
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