Bernard Tomic Bio

  • Plays with a double-handed backhand
  • Started playing tennis aged seven
  • Father, John, started work driving taxis; mother, Ady, was a biomedical scientist; sister, Sara, also plays tennis
  • Favourite surface is grass
  • Idols growing up were Pete Sampras, Lance Armstrong, Ian Thorpe and Michael Jordan
  • Hobbies include basketball, football and table tennis
  • Likes Eminem and 50 Cent
  • As a junior he won the 2008 Australian Open - aged 15, the youngest player in tournament history - 2009 US Open titles and the under-12, under-14 and under-16 Orange Bowls
  • Made his Davis Cup debut for Australia in 2009.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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