BernardTomic (born 21 October 1992) is an Australian professional tennis player who as of 14 January 2013 is ranked World No. 43 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). As a junior, Tomic enjoyed a successful career in which he won three Orange Bowl titles and two junior grand slam singles titles at the 2008 Australian Open and 2009 US Open respectively. In January 2009, he competed in his first ATP main draw event at the Brisbane International. Highlights of Tomic's career include winning the 2013 Apia International Sydney and a quarterfinal appearance at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships.
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20.01.2012 [The Sun] - A 7-6 7-5 6-3 straight set win over tricky Croatian beanpole Ivo Karlovic saw the Swiss move into round four and set up a potentially fascinating clash against Aussie hope BernardTomic or the Ukrainian whizz Alex Dolgopolov.
20.01.2012 [The Guardian] - He went on to complete a workmanlike 7-6 (5), 7-5, 6-3 win and in the next round plays either Alex Dolgopolov or BernardTomic, who were scheduled to meet in the evening in one of the most anticipated matches of the first week.
19.01.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Alexandr Dolgopolov (13), Ukraine, v BernardTomic, Australia, Li Na (5), v Anabel Medina Garrigues (26), Spain. Hisense Arena: Victoria Azarenka (3), Belarus, v Mona Barthel, Germany, Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, v Monica Niculescu (31), Romania
19.01.2012 [The Guardian (blog)] - Has there been a match in the women's singles to match the intensity and drama of BernardTomic's five-setter over more than four hours against the experienced 22nd seed Fernando Verdasco? Teenager Tomic, ranked 38th in the world, then backed it up
C'è molta attesa, anche perché sto giocando bene e con grande fiducia, ma onestamente penso a fare quello che mi piace, e cioè giocare a tennis per migliorare il mio ranking, magari entrando il prima possibile tra i primi 15, o magari tra i primi 10. So che forse è troppo e che nessuno può in fondo prevedere cosa accadrà, ma mi sento che può accadere. Citato in Davide Uccella, Tomic: "Non sento pressione, voglio solo giocare", Ubitennis.com, 10 gennaio 2012.
16.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Earlier, local fans had plenty to cheer with teenager BernardTomic coming back from a two-set deficit to beat 22nd seed and 2009 Melbourne Park semi-finalist Fernando Verdasco 4-6 6-7 6-4 6-2 7-5 in four hours, 11 minutes on Rod Laver Arena.
18.01.2012 [TNT Magazine] - BernardTomic has beaten American Sam Querrey to reach the Australian Open third round for the second straight year. The teenage star won 3-6 6-3 7-6 6-3 and next plays Ukraine's 13th seed Alexandr Dolgopolov for a likely fourth-round showdown with
19.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK (blog)] - QUOTE OF THE DAY: "There will be some junk in that match for sure. I'll watch a bit of that." Andy Murray talks up the third-round clash between the unpredictable and eclectic talents of Alexandr Dolgopolov and BernardTomic.
09.01.2012 [Australian Times] - Tennis great John McEnroe believes Australian BernardTomic can break through for a Grand Slam victory. IMAGE: BernardTomic of Australia during his semi-final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain at the Brisbane International tennis tournament
19.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - The exquisite shot-maker now stands on the verge of the top 10, building quietly before a third-round clash of rising stars on Friday when he will battle BernardTomic and a centre court crowd firmly in the Australian's corner. Behind the 23-year-old's
06.01.2012 [Lawn Tennis Association] - British No.1 Andy Murray is due to face the Australian eighth seed, BernardTomic, on Saturday in the semi-finals of the Brisbane International. In the first round, Murray faced Mikhail Kukushkin where, after a close start, he won 5-7, 6-3, 6-2.
20.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - The 30-year-old is now scheduled to meet the winner of the match between Australian teenager BernardTomic and 13th-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the fourth round and Federer said he would be a keen spectator later on Friday.
03.01.2012 [The Sport Review] - If successful, he could meet Baghdatis and BernardTomic en route to the final. 2012 participants: Andy Murray (No4); Gilles Simon (No12); Alexandr Dolgopolov (No15); Florian Mayer (No23) (pulled out in first found with groin injury); Kei Nishikori
06.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - The newest player on the scene is BernardTomic and he is arriving as the next best player. I think lleyton Hewitt isn't as the same as he used to be and should contemplate retirement soon. He hasn't won a Grandslam since 2002 and to be honest I can't
09.01.2012 [Lawn Tennis Association] - British No.1 Andy Murray won the Brisbane International title, beating BernardTomic in straight sets in the semi-finals and then defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-1, 6-3 in the final, under the watchful eye of new coach Ivan Lendl.
14.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - At least she has another high-profile Australian taking away some of the spotlight in BernardTomic, the 37th-ranked teenager whose Wimbledon quarter-finals appearance last year has boosted local hopes of a men's contender in the draw.
09.01.2012 [The Sport Review] - Another huge—and hugely talented—youngster, BernardTomic, just fails to make the seedings despite a climb to a career high of 35 this week, but he will be a player who the seeds hope to avoid during the first week: The teenager has climbed from 199
16.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Local fans had plenty to cheer with teenager BernardTomic coming back from a two-set deficit to beat 22nd seed and 2009 Melbourne Park semi-finalist Fernando Verdasco 4-6 6-7 6-4 6-2 7-5 in four hours, 11 minutes on Rod Laver Arena.