93 Facts About Bernard Tomic

1. Bernard Tomic began competing at professional events despite still a part of the juniors.

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2. Bernard Tomic was born on 21 October 1992, in Stuttgart, Germany, of Croatian and Bosnian descent, and is a professional tennis player, active since 2007.

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3. Bernard Tomic is known for winning several tournaments since he turned professional including 2014, 2015 Claro Open Colombia, 2013 Apia International Sydney and others.

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4. Bernard Tomic is signed with IMG with which he penned a deal in March 2006 at the age of 13.

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5. Bernard Tomic went to Southport State School, a primary school located in Southport, Australia.

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6. At the 2014 Miami Masters Bernard Tomic lost in a first round match against Jarkko Nieminen which lasted 28 minutes and 20 seconds, thus becoming the shortest recorded professional tennis match in Open Era history.

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7. Bernard Tomic is an Australian professional tennis player of Croatian heritage who as of 21 July 2014 is ranked World No 70 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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8. In July 2015 Bernard Tomic was arrested in Miami and charged with resisting arrest and trespassing.

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9. In 2013, John Bernard Tomic was sentenced to eight months in prison and banned from the ATP World Tour for 12 months for headbutting and breaking the nose of Bernard's hitting partner, Thomas Drouet.

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10. Bernard Tomic wore Lotto clothing during the 2018 French Open qualifying, but was wearing Lacoste by the main draw.

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11. Bernard Tomic previously held a long standing sponsorship deal with Nike, before switching to Lacoste in 2018.

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12. At the beginning of the 2012 ATP season Bernard Tomic signed a deal to use Yonex racquets.

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13. In March 2006, a 13-year-old Bernard Tomic signed a six-figure deal with sports marketing and management giant IMG.

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14. Bernard Tomic was first coached by Gold Coast tennis instructor Neil Guiney at age 7.

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15. Bernard Tomic won all three singles matches, defeating Gilles Simon, Radek Stepanek and Robby Ginepri.

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16. In 2010, Bernard Tomic won the World Tennis Challenge for the Australasia team.

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17. Bernard Tomic represented Australia in his maiden Olympics at London 2012.

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18. Bernard Tomic won his first match against Jack Sock in four sets.

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19. Bernard Tomic played for Australia at the 2016 Davis Cup where they faced the United States.

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20. Bernard Tomic was called back into the team in July 2011 for the tie against China.

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21. Bernard Tomic played no further tournaments in 2018 and finished the year ranked world No 83.

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22. Bernard Tomic saved four match points against Fognini in what was his first ATP world tour tournament victory in three years.

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23. Bernard Tomic went on to lose to the 24th seed Kei Nishikori in four sets in the second round.

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24. Bernard Tomic advanced to the final round before losing to unheralded Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

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25. Bernard Tomic finished the year ranked world No 140, a decline of 116 places from the end of 2016.

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26. Bernard Tomic was then beaten handily by 8th seed Diego Schwartzman.

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27. At the Japan Open in Tokyo, Bernard Tomic scored his first win on tour in three months after defeating Joao Sousa in the opening round.

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28. At the 2017 Australian Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Thomaz Bellucci and Victor Estrella Burgos to reach the third round where he lost to Dan Evans in straight sets.

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29. Bernard Tomic beat Ryan Harrison to reach the quarterfinals before losing to Thomaz Bellucci.

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30. Bernard Tomic began the Asian swing at the 2016 ATP Shenzhen Open as the fourth seed.

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31. Bernard Tomic received a bye through to the second round where he defeated Donald Young.

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32. Bernard Tomic opened against the 2015 Queens finalist Kevin Anderson who he defeated in straight sets.

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33. Bernard Tomic beat Aljaz Bedene to reach the quarterfinals before losing to the defending and eventual champion Nicolas Mahut.

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34. Bernard Tomic began his grass court season at the 2016 Ricoh Open as the second seed.

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35. Bernard Tomic turned his racket the other way around, with the handle facing forward as Fognini served for the point.

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36. Bernard Tomic was criticized for giving up on match point.

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37. Bernard Tomic missed the 2016 Miami Masters and 2016 Monte-Carlo Masters due to his wrist injury.

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38. Bernard Tomic still played at Indian Wells as the 17th seed.

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39. Bernard Tomic stated before his next tournament at 2016 Indian Wells that he would miss the 2016 Miami Masters due to a wrist injury.

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40. Bernard Tomic won his first match against Jack Sock in 4 sets.

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41. Bernard Tomic defeated Roberto Carballes Baena in the second round after a first round bye.

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42. Bernard Tomic breezed through to the 4th round with defeats over Denis Istomin, Simone Bolelli and John Millman before losing in straight sets to eventual runner up and second seed Andy Murray.

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43. Bernard Tomic defeated Aussie wildcard Jordan Thompson in the second round.

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44. Bernard Tomic was eliminated in the semi-finals by eventual champion Milos Raonic in two tight sets.

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45. Bernard Tomic won his opening round against Nicolas Mahut before defeating Radek Stepanek and 2nd seed Kei Nishikori in subsequent rounds.

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46. Bernard Tomic defeated Berrer in 3 sets to reach the final for the second straight year.

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47. Bernard Tomic lost against fellow Australian and eventual semi-finalist John-Patrick Smith in straight sets.

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48. Bernard Tomic opened against Jan-Lennard Struff and defeated him in 5 sets.

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49. Bernard Tomic began his grass court season at the 2015 MercedesCup where he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff and Tommy Haas to reach the quarterfinals where he lost to former world number 1 Rafael Nadal in 3 tight sets.

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50. Bernard Tomic defeated Luca Vanni in 4 sets who he lost to in Madrid a month earlier.

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51. Bernard Tomic snapped his five match losing streak at the 2015 French Open where he was the 27th seed.

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52. Bernard Tomic lost in three sets to former World number 8 Janko Tipsarevic.

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53. Bernard Tomic defeated Austin Krajicek in straight sets before losing to eighth seed Tomas Berdych in the third round despite having four match points in the second set.

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54. Bernard Tomic started the year with quarterfinal appearances in Brisbane and Sydney before falling in the fourth round of the Australian Open to Tomas Berdych.

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55. Bernard Tomic cruised through the opening rounds, defeating Farrukh Dustov and fifth seed Alejandro Falla in straight sets.

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56. Bernard Tomic started off his 2014 season attempting to defend his Sydney International crown.

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57. At the 2014 Hopman Cup Bernard Tomic lost to Milos Raonic but then he defeated Andreas Seppi and Grzegorz Panfil.

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58. At Wimbledon, Bernard Tomic beat Sam Querrey in five tough sets and James Blake in straight sets before recording a huge win over 9th seeded Richard Gasquet in the third round.

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59. At the 2013 Australian Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Leonardo Mayer and Daniel Brands to reach the third round where he lost to world No 2 Roger Federer in straight sets.

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60. Bernard Tomic snapped his 7-match losing streak at the 2012 Rogers Cup, defeating Michael Berrer in three sets before losing to the eventual champion Novak Djokovic in the second round.

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61. Bernard Tomic was seeded fourth in his next event, the 2012 Aegon International but lost in three sets to Fabio Fognini in the second round after receiving a first round bye.

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62. Bernard Tomic was seeded twenty-fifth at the French Open, marking his first appearance as a seeded player in a Grand Slam tournament.

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63. At the Barcelona Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Ernests Gulbis before losing to Albert Montanes in the second round.

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64. Bernard Tomic began his clay court season at the Monte-Carlo Masters, where he advanced to the second round of a clay court event for the first time, defeating Denis Istomin in straight sets before losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov in three sets.

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65. At the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open Bernard Tomic defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky before losing to world No 5 David Ferrer in the second round.

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66. Bernard Tomic defeated Sam Querrey and Alexandr Dolgopolov in the next two rounds to reach the fourth round for the first time where he lost to world No 3 Roger Federer in straight sets.

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67. Bernard Tomic defeated Kevin Anderson and 5th seed Mardy Fish before losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov.

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68. Bernard Tomic defeated Stanislas Wawrinka in the opening match but lost his second match to world No 3 Roger Federer.

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69. Bernard Tomic earned direct entry into the US Open, and defeated Michael Yani before losing to Marin Cilic in the second round.

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70. At the Rogers Cup, Bernard Tomic won his first round match against Lu Yen-hsun before losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round.

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71. Bernard Tomic faced sixteenth seeded Serbian, Viktor Troicki in the second round where he lost in straight sets.

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72. Bernard Tomic finished the year at a career high singles ranking of world No 208.

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73. Bernard Tomic finished the year as the World No 286.

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74. In December 2009, Bernard Tomic lost in the final of the Australian open wildcard playoff to Nick Lindahl.

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75. In September, Bernard Tomic won the 2009 US Open Junior singles title by defeating Chase Buchanan in the final.

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76. Bernard Tomic contested the junior tournament and reached the semi-finals before being losing to the eventual champion, Andrey Kuznetsov.

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77. Bernard Tomic reached the quarter-finals in Burnie before winning his first Challenger title in Melbourne at the age of 16.

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78. Bernard Tomic won the match after saving two set points in the fourth set tiebreak and thus became the youngest ever male tennis player to win a senior Australian Open Grand Slam tournament match.

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79. Bernard Tomic defeated Kittipong Wachiramanowong, Hsien-Yin Peng, Peerakiat Siriluethaiwattana and Kento Takeuchi en route to the final without dropping a set before losing to Yuichi Sugita in three sets.

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80. Bernard Tomic began 2008 at the Australian Open where he was given a place in the qualifying draw.

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81. At the age of 15 Bernard Tomic began competing in professional events.

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82. Bernard Tomic finished runner-up in the Wimbledon Junior Boys' doubles with fellow Australian junior Matt Reid.

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83. At Wimbledon, Bernard Tomic was again the number one seed, but fell in the semi-finals to Henri Kontinen.

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84. Bernard Tomic went on to win the event, defeating the 25th, 11th, 8th and 1st seed before beating 10th seed Tsung-Hua Yang of Taiwan in the final.

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85. Bernard Tomic began 2008 by winning Nottinghill, an Australian ITF Junior event in Melbourne without dropping a set.

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86. Bernard Tomic finished 2007 with a junior world ranking of 23.

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87. Bernard Tomic was unable to continue his dominance at the Junior US Open, falling in the Round of 16 to future top 15 ATP player Jerzy Janowicz.

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88. Bernard Tomic came out victorious in round 1 against the sixth seed Jose-Roberto Velasco.

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89. Bernard Tomic gained direct acceptance into his first junior Grand Slam at the 2007 Australian Open junior boys tournament at 14 years of age, the youngest player to ever gain direct entry.

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90. Bernard 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.

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91. Bernard Tomic was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on 21 October 1992.

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92. In January 2018, Bernard Tomic was revealed as a celebrity contestant on the fourth season of the Australian version of I'm a Celebrity.

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93. Bernard Tomic is an Australian professional tennis player who has a career-high ranking of world No 17.

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