PLAYER PROFILE

Alex De Minaur

  • Age17
  • Born17 February 1999
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I’m very happy with the year I’ve had. But there’s still a lot of aspects of my game that need to improve.”

— Alex De Minaur, 28 Sep 2016

» De Minaur notches first Pro Tour win

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

De Minaur channels Hewitt for debut AO win
Alex De Minaur celebrates winning his first round match at Australian Open 2017.
16 January, 2017

From match point down on Australian Open debut, De Minaur put on a staggering display to topple world No.81 Gerald Melzer 5-7 6-3 2-6 7-6(2) 6-1.
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Prodigy De Minaur stuns Paire
Alex De Minaur of Australia serves during his victory over Benoit Paire
10 January, 2017

Ranked 287 places below the world No.46 and playing in his second match on the men's tour, De Minaur prevailed 6-3 3-6 7-6(1) in one hour and 44 minutes
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De Minaur receives final Sydney wildcard
Alex De Minaur will play at his home tournament in Sydney
7 January, 2017

The 17-year-old will be spending his first full season on the ATP Tour this year.
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Groth through in Brisbane
Sam Groth celebrates a winning point during his first-round match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the Brisbane International; Getty Images
3 January, 2017

Sam Groth survived a tough encounter against Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert to win his first tour-level match since July 2016.
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