PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

  • Age28
  • 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

» Ebden to play Tomic in Atlanta second round

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

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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Mallorca Challenger, Chengdu ATP

2015 Bogota

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger

Finals

2018 Aix-en-Provence Challenger

2016 Acapulco

2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Ranking movers: Kokkinakis, Gadecki on the rise
ON THE RISE: Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki. Pictures: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

A number of Australians have made impressive improvements in the latest tour rankings, including Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki.
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Kyrgios saves match points, keeps Australian Open hopes alive
A courageous Nick Kyrgios has saved two match points to win his second-round match at Australian Open 2021. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

Nick Kyrgios has recorded an incredible second-round victory at Australian Open 2021, saving two match points to defeat France's Ugo Humbert in five sets.
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Australian men inspiring each other
PROUD AUSSIES: Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios are proudly buoyed by the success of their Aussie peers this summer.
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Rising Canadians eliminate Duckworth and Tomic
James Duckworth in action at Australian Open 2021. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

The resurgent runs of James Duckworth and Bernard Tomic at Australian Open 2021 have both ended in second-round singles losses today.
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