Profile: Bernard Tomic - Age 18
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...Coached by his father, John. Profile: Ryan Harrison - Age 19
Began playing at age two...Nicknamed "Harry"...Father, Pat, played collegiate tennis at Oklahoma State and Mississippi before a brief pro career in futures and challengers... Mother, Susie...Oldest of three children in family; brother, Christian (born 29 May 1994) and sister, Madison (15 December 1996)...Christian is also a tennis player, and Ryan calls him, "very good. Best in the world for his age"...At age 11, Ryan entered Shreveport City Championships and reached final, where he lost to his dad...In 2005, family moved to Texas and his dad became head pro at John Newcombe's Tennis Academy in New Braunfels where he now trains...Grandfather, Jimmy, was running back at Louisiana Tech, earning All-American honors in 1949...Considers grass favorite surface...Also a big New Orleans Saints fan, watched 2010 Super Bowl with Devin Britton with Drew Brees jerseys...Likes rock music, and Lifehouse is his favorite band...Reached a career-high No. 7 in world junior rankings in April 2008...Advanced to semi-finals at Australian Open juniors in '08...Family moved to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in 2008 where he now lives and trains...Coached by his Scott McCain (since May 2011). Profile: Milos Raonic - Age 20
Plays with two-handed backhand…Speaks Serbian and English...Moved from Podgorica, Montenegro to Canada aged three…Parents are Dusan and Vesna (both engineers); sister, Jelena and brother, Momir…Started playing tennis aged eight…His dad "used a ball machine at 6:30 a.m. or 9:00 p.m. because court fees were a lot cheaper at this time"…Was among the first group of players to join Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montreal when it was opened in 2007...Favourite surface is hard courts...Favourite shots are serve and overhead (coypcat! )
...Hobbies include watching movies and talking to family on Skype...Supports Real Madrid (soccer) and Toronto Raptors (basketball)...Idol growing up was Pete Sampras, "I video-taped all his televised matches"…Career goal is to be a "consistent Top 50 player with Top 10 aspirations"...Made Davis Cup debut for Canada versus Colombia in March 2010…Coached by former ATP pro Galo Blanco (since October 2010)… Profile: Alexandr Dolgopolov - Age 22
Began playing at age three...Nickname is "Dolgo" or "The Dog" by players in the locker room...Mother, Elena, was an ex-gymnast who earned a gold and silver medal at the European Championships...Father, Oleksandar, was a former ATP pro and coached Oleksander Jr from a young age until 2008...Also has a younger sister, Maria...Speaks Russian and English...Hobbies include car racing, driving his Subaru STIL and making internet games, which he is paid for...Favourite surface is clay...Ambition is to be ranked No. 1...Identifies his father as the most inspirational person in his life for helping become the tennis player that he is...If he wasn't a tennis player he would be Rally Car Driver as he loves to race...Made Davis Cup debut in September 2006.
You can clearly see Tomic with the most potential there.