PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

  • Age29
  • 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

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

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

Edward Winter stuns Gilles Simon in AO 2022 qualifying
Edward Winter at Australian Open 2022 qualifying; Getty Image
11 January, 2022

South Australian teen Edward Winter stuns former world No.6 Gilles Simon in AO 2022 qualifying, with Marc Polmans also advancing to the second round.
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Fourteen Aussie men to contest Australian Open 2022 qualifying
Rinky Hijikata, Marc Polmans and Max Purcell will contest AO 2022 qualifying. Pictures: Tennis Australia
10 January, 2022

A strong contingent of local hopes are set to compete in the Australian Open 2022 men's qualifying singles competition.
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Australian Open 2022: Qualifying singles draws revealed
Matt Ebden and Arina Rodionova feature in Australian Open 2022 qualifying. Pictures: Tennis Australia
9 January, 2022

There are 28 Australian players set to compete in the Australian Open 2022 singles qualifying competition.
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Aussies in action: Duckworth wins ATP Challenger title in Turkey
James Duckworth. Picture: Getty Images
20 September, 2021

Australian James Duckworth has won his 12th career ATP Challenger singles title - and first since February 2020.
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