PLAYER PROFILE

Bernard Tomic

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
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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 got a chance there to get a break back and from there I started to play very, very aggressive.”

— Bernard Tomic, 4 May 2017

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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

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

Kyrgios headlines Aussie action on day three
Nick Kyrgios; Getty Images
3 hours ago

Nick Kyrgios, Ashleigh Barty, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson begin their Roland Garros campaigns tonight.
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Tomic finds positives in French Open exit
Bernard Tomic in action at Roland Garros; Getty Images
29 May, 2017

Roland Garros campaigns over for Australians Bernard Tomic and Alex De Minaur.
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Roland Garros: Tomic to tackle Thiem on Sunday
Bernard Tomic in action in the first round of the Rome Masters; Getty Images
28 May, 2017

Bernard Tomic plays on the opening day at Roland Garros against title threat Dominic Thiem, while youngster Alex De Minaur, a wildcard, begins against Robin Haase.
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Kyrgios, Stosur handed tough French Open draws
Samantha Stosur will play Kristina Kukova in the first round of the French Open. Photo: Getty Images
26 May, 2017

Nick Kyrgios and Samantha Stosur have been handed difficult draws in the opening rounds of the French Open.
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