PLAYER PROFILE

Alex De Minaur

  • Age18
  • Born17 February 1999
  • PlaysRight-handed
“Especially starting (this season) in Australia, I had a couple good wins there and then I think I used those wins to give me a little bit of confidence and know that I’ve got this level, so I can compete against these higher-ranked players.”

— Alex De Minaur, 8 Mar 2017

» De Minaur, Whittington advance at Indian Wells

On court

  • triumphed at the 14/u National Grasscourt Championships in Mildura in February 2013
  • part of the Australian ITF World Junior Tennis team that competed in the finals in Prostejov, Czech Republic in August 2013
  • won the Australian 14/u Championships at Melbourne Park in December 2013
  • represented Australia in Junior Davis Cup Asia/Oceania qualifying in April 2013 in Kuching, Malaysia
  • triumphed at the 16/u Australian Championships in December 2014
  • contested his first professional ITF events when he played three Futures tournaments in Spain in July 2015
  • debuted on the ATP rankings in August 2015 at No.1544
  • reached the US Open 2015 boys’ singles semifinals
  • represented Australia in the Junior Davis Cup final of 2015 in Madrid, Spain
  • progressed to first professional final at ITF Futures event in Spain in February 2016
  • at Wimbledon 2016, advanced to the boys’ singles final

Off court

  • resides in Alicante, Spain
  • lived in Sydney until age five before relocating to Spain; has since moved between Australia and Spain
  • mother is Spanish, father is Uruguayan; has three younger siblings (two sisters and one brother)
  • speaks English and Spanish

Year-end rankings history

2015 1551

Titles/Finals

Finals

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex De Minaur in the news

Indian Wells: Aussies out in force on Day 2
(L-R) Ajla Tomljanovic, Bernard Tomic and Jordan Thompson will play their first round matches at Indian Wells on Thursday; Getty Images
9 March, 2017

The three Aussie Ts of Tomic, Thompson and Tomljanovic will take to the court on Thursday at Indian Wells for their first-round matches at the BNP Paribas Open.
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Indian Wells: Kyrgios lands in loaded quarter
Nick Kyrgios trains at Indian Wells ahead of the 2017 BNP Paribas Open; Getty Images
8 March, 2017

No.15 seed Nick Kyrgios has found himself in a stacked quarter of the Indian Wells draw also featuring Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro.
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De Minaur, Whittington advance at Indian Wells
Alex De Minaur will play at his home tournament in Sydney
8 March, 2017

Alex De Minaur and Andrew Whittington stand one win from the Indian Wells main draw after winning their first-round qualifying matches on Tuesday.
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Barty breaks new ground with maiden AO third round
Ashleigh Barty of Australia celebrates winning her second round match against Shelby Rogers.
18 January, 2017

The 20-year-old roared with emotion having completed a stunning 7-5 6-1 triumph over world No.52 Shelby Rogers.
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