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Bernard Tomic 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Australian tennis player
Born: October 21, 1992 (age 29 years), Stuttgart, Germany
Current ranking: No. 260 (5 January 2022)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Height: 196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Parents: John Tomic, Adisa Tomić
Siblings: Sara Tomic
Date of birth: (1992.10.21)
Weight201 lbs (91kg)
PlaysRight-Handed, Two-Handed Backhand
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Tomic was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on 21 October 1992. Tomic’s parents, Croatian father, John (Ivica) and Bosnian mother, Adisa, left Socialist Yugoslavia several years before his birth.
In an interview, Tomic stated that his parents “have a Croatian background”. They were both working in Germany when Tomic was born. The family migrated to Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia in 1996 when Tomic was three years old.
His younger sister Sara is also a professional tennis player. Tomic was educated at Southport State School during his primary school years before taking up a sports scholarship at The Southport School for high school. In 2018 he became vegan.
Began playing tennis at age 7.
Father, John, is a former taxi driver who now serves as his coach; mother, Ady, was a biomedical scientist; sister, Sara, also plays tennis.
Favourite surface is grass.
Idols growing up were Pete Sampras, Ian Thorpe and Michael Jordan.
Hobbies include basketball, football and table tennis.
Likes Eminem and 50 Cent.
Underwent double hip surgery following 2014 Australian Open and missed 3+ months. Struggled with wrist and abdominal injuries in 2016.
Bernard came to Australia when he was three-and-a-half years old. His father, John, started work driving taxis while his mother, Ady, secured employment as a biomedical scientist.
Throughout his early tennis development, Bernard hit with several practice partners in his home state of Queensland while his father fed balls and instructions from the sidelines.
Bernard was seven when he started playing tennis and made a huge impact on the international junior circuit when he won the prestigious American tournaments, the Eddie Herr, in 2004, and three Orange Bowl events.
His short-term ambition is to continue on the ITF junior circuit, win all the Grand Slam tournaments and reach the summit of men’s tennis. He would love to play Roger Federer and ‘spend time with him’. Bernard loves lobster, pizza and sweets.
He has many sporting heroes including Pete Sampras, Lance Armstrong, Ian Thorpe and Michael Jordan. In music, he has a penchant for Eminem and 50 Cent.
Bernard Tomic is quickly establishing himself as the next great player in the world of tennis. Recognised as one of Australia’s rising stars, he has built an impressive resume whilst playing on the junior circuit and transitioning to the professional circuit.
He is currently the youngest player inside the world top 100, finishing the 2011 season ranked as world No.42.
He made a stunning breakthrough at Wimbledon 2011, as the world No.158 he qualified for the main draw and went onto to become the youngest man to reach the quarterfinals at the All England Club since Boris Becker in 1986.
In 2004, Tomic won the prestigious Orange Bowl Junior tournament under-12 championship, in 2006 he took the 14/u title, and in 2007 he captured the 16/u title, showing a level of consistency very rarely found in players his age.