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.
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 [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
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
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.
16.01.2012 [The Guardian] - Harrison – along with Australia's outrageously talented BernardTomic, the only other teenager in the top 100 – carries the brat gene. While Tomic has found a measure of calm (not to mention excellent form) the American's on‑court explosions remain
16.01.2012 [The Guardian] - All of this was in marked contrast to the match of the day by Australia's rising teenage talent, BernardTomic, who held the Rod Laver Arena spellbound over four hours and 11 minutes against the No22 seed, Fernando Verdasco, to come from two sets down
17.01.2012 [Stan James Betting News] - The night matches scheduled for Rod Laver will involve Australian teenager BernardTomic who will look to build on an inspirational comeback against Fernando Verdasco and progress into the third round, however his opponent Sam Querrey will be no
17.01.2012 [Stan James Betting News] - Whilst 19-year old home favourite BernardTomic battled back from two sets down to defeat No.22 seed Fernando Verdasco in five sets after over four hours of gruelling tennis (Tomic 4/11 to beat Querrey). No.12 seed Gilles Simon impressively fought back
17.01.2012 [The Guardian (blog)] - BernardTomic, plainly, is made of different material. He's going to the top of the Diary's list of favourite players after a quite dazzling win over Fernando Verdasco in which he claims to have "foxed" the Spaniard in the tennis equivalent of
14.01.2012 [ESPN.co.uk] - Meanwhile, at the Kooyong Classic exhibition event in Melbourne, home favourite BernardTomic gave his Australian Open preparations a boost with victory over Mardy Fish. The 19-year-old, who plays Fernando Verdasco in the first round of the Australian
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.
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
04.01.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Second seed Gilles Simon beat Sydney teenager James Duckworth 6-3 7-5 but BernardTomic kept home hopes alive with a routine 6-1 6-2 win over Japan's Tatsuma Ito. Serena Williams suffers injury scare ahead of Australian Open after twisted ankle.