Bernard Tomic is an Australian professional tennis player whose career-high ranking was world No 17.
228 Facts About Bernard Tomic
In January 2018, Bernard Tomic was revealed as a celebrity contestant on the fourth season of the Australian version of I'm a Celebrity.
On 30 January 2018, Bernard Tomic withdrew from the competition after three days, owing to feeling uncomfortable and depressed.
Bernard Tomic was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on 21 October 1992.
The family migrated to Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia in 1996 when Bernard Tomic was three years old.
Bernard Tomic's younger sister Sara is a professional tennis player.
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.
Bernard Tomic's success continued in the following weeks, winning the next three tournaments he played in, giving him a 25 match winning streak.
Bernard Tomic was able to extend this streak to 26 at the Riad 21 junior tournament in Morocco before falling in the round of 16 to future junior world number 1 and ATP top 50 player Ricardas Berankis.
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.
Bernard Tomic came out victorious in round 1 against the sixth seed Jose-Roberto Velasco.
Bernard Tomic did not play in another tournament until August 2007, where he won the Oceania Closed Junior Championships without dropping a set.
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.
Bernard Tomic finished 2007 with a junior world ranking of 23.
Bernard Tomic began 2008 by winning Nottinghill, an Australian ITF Junior event in Melbourne without dropping a set.
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.
At Wimbledon, Bernard Tomic was again the number one seed, but fell in the semi-finals to Henri Kontinen.
Bernard Tomic finished runner-up in the Wimbledon Junior Boys' doubles with fellow Australian junior Matt Reid.
At the 2008 US Open, Bernard Tomic lost in the first round of the boys' singles to qualifier Devin Britton of the United States in three sets, who would go on to lose in the final.
Bernard Tomic returned to junior competition at the 2009 French Open where he reached the Round of 16 in the boys' singles tournament and a month later reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon.
At the 2009 US Open Bernard Tomic won the junior grand slam title, defeating Chase Buchanan of the United States.
At the age of 15 Bernard Tomic began competing in professional events.
Bernard Tomic began 2008 at the Australian Open where he was given a place in the qualifying draw.
Bernard Tomic defeated Yeu-Tzuoo Wang of Chinese Taipei in the first round in three sets after saving five match points but lost to Prakash Amritraj in the next round.
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.
Towards the end of 2008, Bernard Tomic stated that he would no longer compete in junior tournaments and instead focus solely on senior tournaments.
In March 2009, the ITF suspended Bernard Tomic from playing ITF professional tournaments for a month.
In January 2009, Bernard Tomic was granted a wildcard into his first ATP event, the Brisbane International, where he lost to Fernando Verdasco in the first round.
Bernard Tomic was granted a wildcard into the 2009 Australian Open, drawing Potito Starace in the first round.
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.
Bernard Tomic contested the mixed doubles event with fellow 16-year-old Australian Monika Wejnert but the pair lost to the Canadian pairing of Aleksandra Wozniak and Daniel Nestor in the first round.
Bernard Tomic reached the quarter-finals in Burnie before winning his first Challenger title in Melbourne at the age of 16.
Bernard Tomic later received a wildcard into the 2009 French Open but was easily beaten by Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round.
At Wimbledon, Bernard Tomic lost in the final round of qualifying to Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
Bernard Tomic contested the junior tournament and reached the semi-finals before being losing to the eventual champion, Andrey Kuznetsov.
In September, Bernard Tomic won the 2009 US Open Junior singles title by defeating Chase Buchanan in the final.
In December 2009, Bernard Tomic lost in the final of the Australian open wildcard playoff to Nick Lindahl.
Bernard Tomic finished the year as the World No 286.
Bernard Tomic began the 2010 season by competing in the 2010 Brisbane International where he lost in the first round to qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Bernard Tomic won the World Tennis Challenge for the Australasia team, defeating Gilles Simon of team Europe, Radek Stepanek of the Internationals team and Robby Ginepri of the Americas team.
At 2010 Kooyong Classic Bernard Tomic defeated World No 3 Novak Djokovic in three sets.
At the Australian Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Guillaume Rufin in the first round in straight sets before losing to fourteenth seed Marin Cilic in the second round in five sets.
Bernard Tomic won both of his matches in the tie against Chinese Taipei, defeating Yang Tsung-hua and Lee Hsin-han.
Bernard Tomic then competed at the 2010 Tennis Napoli Cup as a wildcard but lost to Paolo Lorenzi in the first round in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic then received a wildcard to compete in the 2010 Zagreb Open but lost to Michael Yani in the first round.
Bernard Tomic was awarded a wildcard for the 2010 Aegon Championships where he upset fifteenth seed Andreas Seppi in the first round before losing to Belgian Xavier Malisse in the second round.
Bernard Tomic then entered the qualifying draw of the 2010 US Open but lost in the second round to Noam Okun.
Bernard Tomic lost to David Ferrer in the first round.
In December 2010, Bernard Tomic withdrew from the Australian Open wild card playoffs.
Bernard Tomic finished the year at a career high singles ranking of world No 208.
Bernard Tomic began his 2011 season at the Brisbane International where he was given a main draw wild card but lost to Florian Mayer in the first round.
At the Medibank International in Sydney, Bernard Tomic lost to Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the first round despite taking the first set.
In Melbourne, Bernard Tomic matched his two prior Open performances when he defeated Jeremy Chardy in the first round.
Bernard Tomic then recorded back-to-back main draw wins for the first time in his career when he defeated the thirty-first seed Feliciano Lopez.
In February, Bernard Tomic competed in the 2011 BNP Paribas Open, where he was given a main draw wild card.
Bernard Tomic faced sixteenth seeded Serbian, Viktor Troicki in the second round where he lost in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic was granted a main draw wild card for the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami but lost in the first round to Pablo Andujar.
At the 2011 Wimbledon Championships as a qualifier, Bernard Tomic defeated twenty-eighth seed Nikolay Davydenko, Igor Andreev, fifth seed Robin Soderling and Xavier Malisse to reach his first grand slam singles quarterfinal, thus becoming the youngest player since Boris Becker in 1986 to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
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.
Bernard Tomic earned direct entry into the US Open, and defeated Michael Yani before losing to Marin Cilic in the second round.
Bernard Tomic then returned home to Australia to compete in the 2011 Davis Cup World Group play-offs against Switzerland.
Bernard Tomic defeated Stanislas Wawrinka in the opening match but lost his second match to world No 3 Roger Federer.
Bernard Tomic then competed at the 2011 Proton Malaysian Open but lost in the first round to Flavio Cipolla.
Bernard Tomic achieved a new career high singles ranking of world No 49 following the event.
Bernard Tomic then entered the Shanghai Masters where despite being unseeded, he reached the third round.
Bernard Tomic defeated Kevin Anderson and 5th seed Mardy Fish before losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Bernard Tomic then competed at the 2011 If Stockholm Open.
Bernard Tomic defeated qualifier, Jurgen Zopp in the first round but lost to Gael Monfils in the second round.
Bernard Tomic defeated Julien Benneteau, Japanese qualifier Tatsuma Ito and Denis Istomin to reach his first ATP semi-final where he lost in straight sets to world No 4 and eventual champion, Andy Murray.
Bernard Tomic then won the 2012 Kooyong Classic, defeating Tomas Berdych, Gael Monfils and Mardy Fish in the final.
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.
Bernard Tomic was seeded eighth at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, but lost to Ivan Dodig in the first round, despite having two match points.
At the 2012 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Bernard Tomic was seeded eighth.
Bernard Tomic reached the quarterfinals but lost to the top seed John Isner.
At the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open Bernard Tomic defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky before losing to world No 5 David Ferrer in the second round.
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.
At the Barcelona Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Ernests Gulbis before losing to Albert Montanes in the second round.
At the 2012 Italian Open, Bernard Tomic defeated qualifier Santiago Giraldo in the first round before losing to world No 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the second round.
Bernard Tomic was seeded twenty-fifth at the French Open, marking his first appearance as a seeded player in a Grand Slam tournament.
Bernard Tomic defeated qualifier Andreas Haider-Maurer in the first round but lost to Santiago Giraldo in the second round.
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.
At the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, Bernard Tomic suffered a first round four set loss to David Goffin.
Bernard Tomic's losing streak continued after Wimbledon as he lost to Thomaz Bellucci in the second round of the 2012 MercedesCup after a first round bye.
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.
At the US Open, Bernard Tomic progressed to the second round for the second consecutive year after defeating Carlos Berlocq in four sets before losing to former world No 1 and twentieth seed, Andy Roddick in straight sets.
However, Bernard Tomic did not win another match for the rest of the season, losing his opening matches in Tokyo, Shanghai and Basel.
At the 2013 Hopman Cup Bernard Tomic defeated Tommy Haas, World No 1 Novak Djokovic and Andreas Seppi.
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.
Bernard Tomic rebounded by reaching the quarterfinals of the Open 13, defeating the eighth seed, Martin Klizan in the first round after saving a match point in the deciding set tie-break and Somdev Devvarman in the second round before losing to third seed, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three sets.
At the BNP Paribas Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Thomaz Bellucci before losing to tenth seed Richard Gasquet in the second round.
Bernard Tomic then reached the second round in Barcelona defeating Kenny de Schepper before losing to Juan Monaco.
At the Aegon International, Bernard Tomic defeated James Ward and Julien Benneteau en route to the quarterfinals where he lost to Gilles Simon in straight sets.
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.
At the 2014 Hopman Cup Bernard Tomic lost to Milos Raonic but then he defeated Andreas Seppi and Grzegorz Panfil.
Bernard Tomic started off his 2014 season attempting to defend his Sydney International crown.
Bernard Tomic then defeated to Blaz Kavcic in the three sets to reach the quarterfinals where he had a straight sets win over Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Still recovering from surgery, Bernard Tomic failed to making it through qualifying in both Madrid and Rome.
Bernard Tomic then played at the French Open where he lost to Richard Gasquet in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic began his grass court season at the 2014 Aegon Championships where he defeated Tim Smyczek in the first round before losing to Radek Stepanek in straight set tie-breaks.
Bernard Tomic cruised through the opening rounds, defeating Farrukh Dustov and fifth seed Alejandro Falla in straight sets.
At the 2014 Stockholm Open, Bernard Tomic defeated Patrik Rosenholm, Kevin Anderson and Fernando Verdasco into the semi-final, he lost to Grigor Dimitrov.
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.
Bernard Tomic finished the month by securing Australia a quarterfinal berth in the Davis Cup for the first time since 2006 with wins against Jiri Vesely and Lukas Rosol.
Bernard Tomic then played at the Miami Open as the 25th seed.
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.
Bernard Tomic then played at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters where he defeated Lukas Rosol in the first round.
Bernard Tomic then faced Andreas Haider-Maurer but lost in three tight sets.
Bernard Tomic next played at the BMW Open where he was the 6th seed.
Bernard Tomic lost in three sets to former World number 8 Janko Tipsarevic.
Bernard Tomic then played at the Masters 1000 Mutua Madrid Open where he played Luca Vanni in round one and lost in 3 sets.
Bernard Tomic snapped his five match losing streak at the 2015 French Open where he was the 27th seed.
Bernard Tomic defeated Luca Vanni in 4 sets who he lost to in Madrid a month earlier.
Bernard Tomic then faced compatriot Thanasi Kokkinakis and despite storming to a 2 set lead and having 3 match points in the final set, he lost the match.
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.
Bernard Tomic opened against Jan-Lennard Struff and defeated him in 5 sets.
Bernard Tomic then contested the 2015 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships as the 3rd seed.
Bernard Tomic lost against fellow Australian and eventual semi-finalist John-Patrick Smith in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic then played in Bogota where he was the defending champ and 2nd seed.
Bernard Tomic played Adrian Menendez-Maceiras following a first round bye and won in 3 sets to reach his 8th quarterfinal of 2015.
Bernard Tomic then defeated Tatsuma Ito in straight sets to set up a semifinal clash with Michael Berrer.
Bernard Tomic defeated Berrer in 3 sets to reach the final for the second straight year.
Bernard Tomic then defeated third seed Adrian Mannarino in 3 sets to win his 3rd career title.
Bernard Tomic was unable to capitalize on his success, losing in the first round at the 2015 Citi Open to eventual semifinalist Steve Johnson.
Bernard Tomic next played at the Canadian Masters where he defeated Joao Sousa, Bernard Tomic backed this up by defeating world number 8 and reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic.
Bernard Tomic then lost to defending champion and 10th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Bernard Tomic next played at the 2015 US Open as the 24th seed where he defeated Damir Dzumhur in 4 sets.
Bernard Tomic then defeated compatriot and former champion Lleyton Hewitt in a thrilling five set match.
Bernard Tomic then played against world No 12 Richard Gasquet and lost in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic then competed for Australia at the Davis Cup Semifinals and defeated Daniel Evans which saw him crack the top 20 in the rankings for the first time.
Bernard Tomic then entered the Shanghai Masters where despite being unseeded, he reached the quarterfinals.
Bernard Tomic next played at the 2015 Stockholm Open as the 4th seed where he lost to Marcos Baghdatis in the second round after a first round bye.
Bernard Tomic begun his season in Brisbane as the 7th seed.
Bernard Tomic won his opening round against Nicolas Mahut before defeating Radek Stepanek and 2nd seed Kei Nishikori in subsequent rounds.
Bernard Tomic was eliminated in the semi-finals by eventual champion Milos Raonic in two tight sets.
Bernard Tomic next contested the 2016 Apia International Sydney as the top seed.
Bernard Tomic defeated Aussie wildcard Jordan Thompson in the second round.
Bernard Tomic then participated at the 2016 Australian Open as the 16th seed.
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.
Bernard Tomic next participated at the 2016 Ecuador Open Quito as the top seed.
Bernard Tomic defeated Roberto Carballes Baena in the second round after a first round bye.
Bernard Tomic then lost to Paolo Lorenzi in the quarterfinals in three tight sets.
Bernard Tomic next contested the 2016 Delray Beach International where he was the second seed.
Bernard Tomic lost in the first round to eventual runner-up Rajeev Ram in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic was drawn against Rajeev Ram in the first round but avenged his loss from the previous week and defeated him in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic then played for Australia at the 2016 Davis Cup where they faced the United States.
Bernard Tomic won his first match against Jack Sock in 4 sets.
Bernard Tomic stated before his next tournament at 2016 Indian Wells that he would miss the 2016 Miami Masters due to a wrist injury.
Bernard Tomic still played at Indian Wells as the 17th seed.
Bernard Tomic then lost to eventual finalist Milos Raonic in the third round.
Bernard Tomic missed the 2016 Miami Masters and 2016 Monte-Carlo Masters due to his wrist injury.
Bernard Tomic then began his clay court season at the 2016 Bucharest Open where he was the top seed.
Bernard Tomic lost in the first round to Robin Haase.
Bernard Tomic lost to eventual champion Diego Schwartzman in the second round following a first round bye.
Bernard Tomic competed at the Madrid Open, but lost in straight sets to Fabio Fognini.
Bernard Tomic was criticized for giving up on match point.
Bernard Tomic turned his racket the other way around, with the handle facing forward as Fognini served for the point.
Bernard Tomic then competed at the Italian Open, but was forced to retire ten minutes in because of illness.
Bernard Tomic beat Brian Baker in the first round in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic began his grass court season at the 2016 Ricoh Open as the second seed.
Bernard Tomic beat Aljaz Bedene to reach the quarterfinals before losing to the defending and eventual champion Nicolas Mahut.
Bernard Tomic opened against the 2015 Queens finalist Kevin Anderson who he defeated in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic then beat Fernando Verdasco who defeated 2nd seed Stan Wawrinka in the previous round.
At the 2016 Wimbledon Championships, in the first round, Bernard Tomic beat Fernando Verdasco in five tough sets.
Bernard Tomic received a bye through to the second round where he defeated Donald Young.
Bernard Tomic next played at the Canadian Masters where he defeated Alejandro Gonzalez and Steven Diez but then lost to Kevin Anderson in the third round.
Bernard Tomic then lost to world number 2 and eventual finalist Andy Murray in straight sets.
Bernard Tomic began the Asian swing at the 2016 ATP Shenzhen Open as the fourth seed.
Bernard Tomic beat Ryan Harrison to reach the quarterfinals before losing to Thomaz Bellucci.
Bernard Tomic next participated at the 2016 China Open where he lost to Pablo Carreno Busta in the first round.
Bernard Tomic played the 2016 China Open Men's Doubles partnering Jack Sock.
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.
Bernard Tomic then lost in the first round at five consecutive tournaments, before defeating Dustin Brown at the Barcelona Open.
At the French Open, Bernard Tomic lost in the first round in a straight sets thumping against world number 7 Dominic Thiem.
At Wimbledon, Bernard Tomic was fined $15,000 after his first round exit against Mischa Zverev.
Bernard Tomic did not play any tournaments between Wimbledon and the US Open.
At the US Open, Bernard Tomic was beaten by Gilles Muller in four-sets.
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.
Bernard Tomic was then beaten handily by 8th seed Diego Schwartzman.
Bernard Tomic finished the year ranked world No 140, a decline of 114 places from the end of 2016.
Bernard Tomic quit the competition after three days, proclaiming a desire to return to tennis as the primary reason.
Bernard Tomic's hiatus coupled with poor results blew his ranking out to 243 in the world, his worst ranking since 2010.
Bernard Tomic then entered a challenger tournament in France where he scored three consecutive wins for the first time since Cincinnati in 2016.
Bernard Tomic made the final but was defeated by compatriot and top seed John Millman.
Bernard Tomic then attempted to qualify for Wimbledon, but lost in the final round of qualification to second seed Ruben Bemelmans.
Bernard Tomic gained entry into the main draw as a lucky loser however, after Roberto Bautista-Agut withdrew from the tournament.
Bernard Tomic defeated fellow lucky loser Hubert Hurkacz in the first round to earn his first main draw grand slam win since the 2017 Australian Open.
Bernard Tomic went on to lose to the 24th seed Kei Nishikori in four sets in the second round.
Bernard Tomic then suffered a string of poor results in his next four tournaments, failing to win a main draw match at any event.
Bernard Tomic then returned to the Challenger tour at the inaugural Rafa Nadal Open, where he won the tournament as the sixth seed.
Bernard Tomic saved four match points against Fognini in what was his first ATP world tour tournament victory in three years.
Bernard Tomic then attempted to qualify for the Stockholm Open, but was forced to retire due to an injury in the first-round of qualifying against Oscar Otte.
Bernard Tomic played no further tournaments in 2018 and finished the year ranked world No 83.
Bernard Tomic started off his 2019 season with a first round loss at the Australian Open to world No 7 Marin Cilic.
Bernard Tomic made no ATP final or semifinal appearances during the year and only made two ATP quarterfinal appearances.
At the Chengdu Open, Bernard Tomic entered the qualifying draw as the defending champion of the tournament but lost in first round of qualifying to 2017 champion Denis Istomin after retiring in the second set.
Bernard Tomic finished the year with a year-end ranking of 185.
Bernard Tomic returned to playing tennis at the Australian Open qualifying.
Bernard Tomic lost in the first round of the 2022 Australian Open qualifying rounds to Roman Safiullin.
Bernard Tomic complained to the umpire about the lack of COVID-19 testing at the Australian Open, and tested positive for the virus two days after the loss.
Bernard Tomic made his Davis Cup debut for Australia in Melbourne against Chinese Taipei in 2010 at the age of 17 years and 135 days, the youngest ever player for Australia.
Bernard Tomic was called back into the team in July 2011 for the tie against China.
In September 2011 at the Davis Cup World Group Playoffs Bernard Tomic pulled off the biggest scalp of his Davis Cup career by defeating world number 19 Stanislas Wawrinka in four sets.
Injuries prevented Bernard Tomic from competing in the Davis Cup competition in 2014 but he returned for Australia's first round of the 2015 Davis Cup against the Czech Republic.
Bernard Tomic was then suspended from the Australian Davis Cup team for an outburst during a Wimbledon press conference.
Bernard Tomic returned to the team in the 2015 semifinal against Great Britain and scored a crucial four set victory over Dan Evans in the second rubber.
Bernard Tomic played for Australia at the 2016 Davis Cup where they faced the United States.
Bernard Tomic won his first match against Jack Sock in four sets.
Bernard Tomic represented Australia in his maiden Olympics at London 2012.
Bernard Tomic competed in the singles competition against Japan's 15th seed Kei Nishikori in the first round, but fell in two straight tiebreaks.
At the 2013 Hopman Cup Bernard Tomic defeated Tommy Haas, World No 1 Novak Djokovic and Andreas Seppi.
At the 2014 Hopman Cup Bernard Tomic lost to Milos Raonic but then he defeated Andreas Seppi and Grzegorz Panfil.
In 2010, Bernard Tomic won the World Tennis Challenge for the Australasia team.
Bernard Tomic won all three singles matches, defeating Gilles Simon, Radek Stepanek and Robby Ginepri.
Bernard Tomic was first coached by Gold Coast tennis instructor Neil Guiney at age 7.
In November 2012 it was revealed that Bernard Tomic had approached Australian tennis legend Pat Cash to coach him on a full-time basis.
In March 2006, a 13-year-old Bernard Tomic signed a six-figure deal with sports marketing and management giant IMG.
At the beginning of the 2012 ATP season Bernard Tomic signed a deal to use Yonex racquets.
Bernard Tomic again switched to Head racquets, but was later dropped by the racquet manufacturer following a post match press conference at the 2017 Wimbledon.
Bernard Tomic previously held a long-standing sponsorship deal with Nike, before switching to Lacoste in 2018.
Bernard Tomic wore Lotto clothing during the 2018 French Open qualifying, but was wearing Lacoste by the main draw.
Bernard Tomic wore Mizuno clothing for the first time at the start of the 2019 season.
In November 2012, Bernard Tomic pleaded guilty in court to failing to stop for police in his orange BMW M3 and was fined $750, as well as being put on a 12-month good-behaviour bond.
Bernard Tomic accused a police officer of trying to hit him.
In 2013, John 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.
Bernard Tomic was angry from what he perceived as a lack of support, respect and funding for both him and his sister, Sara.
In July 2015, Bernard Tomic was arrested in Miami and charged with resisting arrest and trespassing.
However, Andrea Petkovic later contacted Bernard Tomic, who admitted to having lied about his health.