Bernard Tomic

  • Age26
  • Born21 October 1992
  • Birth PlaceStuttgart, Germany
  • LivesMonte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJohn Tomic
  • Pro Since2008
“He has one of the best serves in the world. There’s not much you can do sometimes. I have to go out there and try to play the way I did today.”

— Bernard Tomic, 12 Feb 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 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

2018 83
2017 142
2016 26
2015 18
2014 56
2013 51
2012 52
2011 42
2010 208
2009 286
2008 763



2018 Mallorca Challenger, Chengdu ATP

2015 Bogota

2014 Bogota

2013 Apia International Sydney

2010 Burnie Challenger

2009 Melbourne Challenger


2018 Aix-en-Provence Challenger

2016 Acapulco

2014 Apia International Sydney

2011 Caloundra Challenger

2008 Indonesia F2

Bernard Tomic in the news

Sharma through to second round in Bogota
Astra Sharma in action during her first-round victory at the WTA clay-court tournament in Bogota, Colombia (photo: credit: Claro Open Colsanitas)
11 April, 2019

West Australian Astra Sharma won her first main-draw match at a WTA tournament, beating former French Open quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers to reach the second round in Bogota.
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Thompson advances in Houston
Jordan Thompson in action during his first-round win over Cameron Norrie at the Miami Open (Getty Images)
10 April, 2019

No.7 seed Jordan Thompson scores a straight-sets win at the US Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston to set up a second-round showdown with Santiago Giraldo.
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Tomic wins through to Houston second round
Bernard Tomic (Getty Images)
9 April, 2019

A straight-sets win to Bernard Tomic over Denis Kudla has sent the Australian into the second round of the US Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston.
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Thompson, Tomic set for Houston
Jordan Thompson (L) and Bernard Tomic (Getty Images)
8 April, 2019

Jordan Thompson and Bernard Tomic will contest this week's ATP clay-court event in Houston, Texas, while Astra Sharma heads for the WTA clay tournament in Bogota, Colombia.
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