PLAYER PROFILE

Alex de Minaur

1
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
33
ATP
RANKING
  • Age20
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez

On court

  • won the Australian 14/u Championships at Melbourne Park in December 2013 and the 16/u Australian Championships the following year
  • contested his first 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
  • won his first ITF Futures title in 2017 in Portugal
  • made ATP Challenger debut in 2016 in Canberra
  • favourite surface is grass
  • made Grand Slam debut in 2017 at the Australian Open
  • won the Australian Open Play-off in December 2017, to earn a wildcard at AO2018
  • won his first ATP Challenger title at the 2018 Nottingham Open
  • cracked the top 50 after reaching his second ATP final of 2018 in Washington DC (first came at the Sydney International)
  • became Australia’s No.1 male player on 8 October 2018 (when he rose to a then career-high ranking of No.33)

Off court

  • 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

2018 31
2017 208
2016 354
2015 1551

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Nottingham Challenger

2017 Portugal F11 ITF

Finals

2018 Sydney ATP, Alicante Challenger, Surbiton Challenger, Washington DC ATP

2017 Segovia Challenger

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex de Minaur in the news

Wimbledon day five: 11 Aussies in action
FIRED UP: Lleyton Hewitt and Jordan Thompson during their first-round win at Wimbledon; Getty Images
5 July, 2019

Eleven Australians feature in doubles action on Wimbledon's day five schedule.
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Wimbledon: Millman into third round, De Minaur exits
John Millman in action during his second-round win over Laslo Djere at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
5 July, 2019

Australia's John Millman advances to the third round at WImbledon for the second time while compatriot Alex de Minaur bows out in five.
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Wimbledon Day 4: Kyrgios v Rafa, Barty continues
(L-R) Alex de Minaur, Ash Barty and Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
4 July, 2019

Nick Kyrgios and Rafael will clash in a Centre Court blockbuster while top seed Ash Barty opens Thursday's play on No.2 Court at Wimbledon.
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Wimbledon Day 3: Tomljanovic and Popyrin in action
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Alexei Popyrin of Australia celebrates during his mens singles match against Bjorn Frantangelo of The united States during qualifying prior to The Championships, Wimbledon 2019 at Bank of England Sports Centre on June 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
3 July, 2019

Six Australian players remain in the Wimbledon singles draw, with Ajla Tomljanovic and Alexei Popyrin featuring on day three.
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