Tomislav Pucar

World ranking
Age 28 years
Style The Aggressor
Grip Shakehand
Tomislav Pucar
World ranking
Age 28 years
Style The Aggressor
Grip Shakehand

Tomislav Pucar is a professional Croatian table tennis player known for his impressive skills and achievements in the sport. He has represented his country in numerous international competitions and won several awards and titles over the years. These outstanding achievements are a testament to his skill, talent, and dedication.

There's no doubt that Tomislav Pucar is one of the best Croatian players in the game. So, in this article, we'll be looking at the Croatian national's life, career, and achievements.

Quick Facts

Date of Birth
January 26, 1996
Place of Birth
Pula, Croatia
197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
88 kg (194 lb)
Dominant Hand


Tomislav was born on January 26th, 1996, in Pula, Croatia. He fell in love with table tennis at a very young age. He began taking lessons at the age of 6, and by the time he was  12, he joined the famous table tennis club, "Zagreb." Tomislav's dedication and talent for table tennis were evident from an early age. He trained really hard and began competing in various tournaments at his local level, winning many of them. At 16, he won his first national championship title in his age group. This achievement marked the beginning of his career as a table tennis player.

Tomislav has since reached higher, and it's no surprise to many of those following his career. Asides from his impressive training drills, Tomislav also used some top-quality equipment. This has been one of the most vital tools that keep the Croatian on top of his game. If you're interested in your table tennis development, it's worth investing in quality equipment, so check out our best table tennis blades. This breakdown will help you recognize how significantly your choice of tennis blade may affect how effectively you perform on the court.

Personal Life

Tomislav is a pretty private person and often loves to travel. There are no records of any recent or past relationships.

Social Media

Tomislav is active on social media and has a verified Instagram with over 3000 followers. He regularly uploads posts about his table tennis matches, travels, and other off-the-table experiences.


Tomislav started his table tennis career quite early, initially playing for the club in Pula, then briefly for Srdochi and Pore. In 2012, after completing his final year of elementary school in his hometown, he joined the Zagreb Sports Gymnasium and started competing for the Zagreb City Table Tennis Club. Before long, Tomislav was already representing his country between 2010 and 2014, taking part in various championship events within his age group. During the 2013 European Youth Championships, he won some accolades, which included a silver medal in the doubles and a gold medal in mixed doubles events. In addition, the Croat competed in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, where he advanced to the individual competition's eighth-final round. Tomislav competes in the German Bundesliga for TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzel.

Playing Style

Tomislav is a right-handed table tennis player who primarily adopts a shakehand grip. He often adopts an offensive playing style against opponents. Tomislav is also known for his mental toughness and his ability to stay focused and calm under pressure.


Some of the most prominent Tomislav's achievements are as follows:


  • World Championships: Round of 128 (2017), Round of 16 (2019)
  • ITTF World Tour: QF: 2014 Croatia Open
  • Last 16: 2015 Bulgarian Open, 2017 Qatar Open
  • European Championships: Last 64 (2016)
  • European Games: 3 (2019)

Men's doubles

  • World Championships: 1/64 (2017)
  • ITTF World Tour:
  • Last 16: 2016 Croatia Open, 2017 Swedish Open
  • European Championships: 1/32 (2016)

Mixed doubles

  • World Championships: 1/64(2015)
  • Gold Medal at the 2014 Riva del Garda European Youth Championships
  • Silver Medal at the 2013 Ostrava European Youth Championships


  • World Team Championships: 1/12 (2016, 2018)
  • European Championships: Bronze Medal 2014); QF (2017); Last 16 (2015)
  • European Games: 1/16 (2015)

Tomislav Pucar’s Ranking

In March 2015, Tomislav finished at a career-best of 30th, according to the ITTF rankings.

Tomislav Pucar Equipment

TIBHAR Evolution MX-P
TIBHAR Evolution MX-P
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Lin Gaoyuan vs Tomislav Pucar | MS R32 | WTT Star Contender Bangkok 2023
FULL MATCH | Tomislav PUCAR vs CHUANG Chih-Yuan | MS R32 | WTT Champions Macao 2022
Tomislav Pucar vs Anton Kallberg | MS R32 | WTT Contender Doha 2023
Darko Jorgic vs Tomislav Pucar | MS R32 | WTT Contender Amman 2023

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, Tomislav Pucar possesses so much talent and has earned his place among the best table tennis players in the world. His dedication, hard work, and talent have earned him numerous titles and accolades both nationally and internationally. He is truly quite fun to watch, with his offensive play often giving the audience something to enjoy. Tomislav Pucar is a true asset to the sport of table tennis, and his legacy will no doubt continue for many years.