PLAYER PROFILE

Sara Tomic

  • Age19
  • Born 5 February 1998
  • Birth PlaceGold Coast, Queensland
  • LivesSouthport, Queensland
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I learned that I had to be more aggressive and not give her too many short balls. I had to be on the ball and that's what I did today.”

— Sara Tomic, 13 Dec 2016

» Tomic through as defending champ Inglis withdraws

On court

  • Tennis runs in the Tomic family – her older brother, Bernard, turned pro in 2008
  • Claimed the Optus 14s National Claycourt Championships in Queensland, 2012
  • Made her Grand Slam debut in the Australian Open Junior Championship in 2012
  • Reached the final of the LTAT ITF 18s in Thailand in 2012
  • Represented Australia in the World Junior Tennis Finals in Prostejov, Czech Republic in 2012
  • Goal is to emulate her brother’s achievements on the court
  • Dream is to become world’s no. 1
  • Believes her game most closely resembles Serena Williams’
  • Professional tennis goals are to win all the Grand Slams, be the most marketable player, and play mixed doubles with brother Bernard

Off court

  • If not a tennis player, she’d pursue a career in either architecture and design, law or fashion design

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 1188

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Sharm El Sheikh ITF

2015 Sharm El Sheikh ITF

Finals

2015 Sharm El Sheikh ITF, Sharm El Sheikh ITF, Sharm El Sheikh ITF

 

Sara Tomic in the news

Biggest movers: Birrell back on track
Kimberly Birrell
10 October, 2017

Following her first career Pro Tour in Brisbane, Kimberly Birrell has made a huge jump in the latest release of the WTA rankings.
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Biggest movers: Kyrgios returns to top 20
Nick Kyrgios in action at the ATP Cincinnati Masters; Getty Images
22 August, 2017

Nick Kyrgios has shot up to No.18 after reaching the Cincinnati final while Ash Barty nears the top 40 after her continued success during the US Open Series.
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Tomic, Wallace continue good form with title wins
Sara Tomic in action at the December Showdown; photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai
14 August, 2017

There were several exciting results for our Aussie women at the weekend, with Sara Tomic and Isabelle Wallace hoisting ITF trophies.
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Bai overcomes tigerish Tomic to reach semis
Alison Bai in action during the Australian Open Play-off; photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai
15 December, 2016

Alison Bai fended off a persistent Sara Tomic on Thursday at Melbourne Park to take her place in the semifinals of the Australian Open Play-off.
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