Hosting by Hostgator Coupon
Subscribe to our RSS feedrss

Bernard Tomic Biofile

Published by on June 25, 2013 filed under BioFiles   ·   Comments (0)
Bernard Tomic Biofile  | read this item

Status: Professional tennis player. Member of Australian Davis Cup team. Currently ranked no. 59 in ATP.

Ht: 6-5 Wt: 200

DOB: October 21, 1992 In: Stuttgart, Germany

First Tennis Memory: “When I was young I picked up a racquet and have been playing since. I was probably eight. It was a physical, popular thing to play tennis, to hit a ball. My first memory.”

Tennis Inspirations: “Roger and Rafa. Looking up to them the last five years has kickstarted me and made me want to play tennis. And I’m sure for a lot of people as well I think.”

Last Book Read: “Harry Potter [laughs]. Going back ages. But the Harry Potters were interesting to me and I think I managed to read the last four which is great [smiles].”

Greatest Sports Moment: “Wimbledon quarterfinals.”

Most Painful Moment: “[Smiles] Wimbledon quarterfinals (lost to Djokovic in four sets in 2011).”

Favorite Tournament: “I love Melbourne Park, the Australian Open. I love Wimbledon. And Miami is also really nice.”

Which Match Did You Feel At Your Best: “Probably the match I played Robin Soderling at Wimbledon in the third round.”

Closest Tennis Friends: “[Laughs] My dad, my team I think.”

Funniest Player Encountered: “(Sergiy) Stakhovsky is one. He’s a funny guy, nice and chilled. He’s always in the locker room cracking jokes, he makes the players laugh. And he’s a nice guy.”

Embarrassing Tennis Memory: “I’ve had a few quick round exits, like the U.S. Open.”

Strangest Match: “There’s been a few weird ones. I think when I played Alex (Dolgopolov) last year in the Australian Open third round, that was a bit weird for me. It was a big match for us both to play.”

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: “Cookies and cream.”

Favorite Sport Outside Tennis: “Basketball.”

Three Athletes You Like To Watch And Follow: “Michael Jordan. Usain Bolt. And Lionel Messi.”

Why Do You Love Playing Tennis: “It’s just the one-on-one competitiveness, where I drive myself. I grew up playing team sports but I wasn’t really into that and I think tennis was the right choice for me, being one-on-one. I’d rather do it myself, I think.”

People Qualities Most Admired: “Just you try your best whatever you do. Just try to give 100% towards people.”

  • Share/Bookmark

Topics: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Scoop Malinowski

You May Have Read The BioFile

You may have read Biofiles in such publications as: Tennis, Hockey Digest, NASCAR Nextell Cup Scene,, The Sporting News, The Daily Racing Form, The New York Post, New York Daily News,,,, Tennis Week, Track & Field News, New York Giants publications, New York Sportscene, The Daily Record, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Orange Country (CA) Register, World Boxing, Boxing Digest, Boxing 2003, Boxing Update, Wrestling Digest, DirecTV Guide, Mets Inside Pitch, Reds Report, Full Contact Fighter, DIEHARD, Giants Insider, Jets Confidential, College & Pro Football Newsweekly, The Fist, World Boxing Japan,,,, Blueshirt Bulletin Magazine etc.

Scoop’s Book »