PLAYER PROFILE

Alex de Minaur

1
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
9
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“That's probably the best way to describe the Aussie culture ... bringing each other up is pretty cool.”

— Alex de Minaur, 1 Jul 2024

» Courting camaraderie: Aussies proud to “bring each other up” at Wimbledon

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)
  • Made top 100 debut in doubles in August 2020 after winning ATP Masters 1000 title with Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta at Cincinnati
  • Made first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal at the US Open in 2020
  • Won first ATP-level grass-court title at Eastbourne in June 2021, propelling him into the world’s top 15 for the first time
  • Played a starring role to help Australia reach the 2022 Davis Cup final
  • Won his seventh career tour title in Acapulco in March 2023 – his first at ATP 500 level
  • Reached his first ATP Masters 1000 final in Toronto in August 2023
  • Scored three top-10 wins representing Australia at the United Cup in 2024
  • Made his top-10 debut in January 2024, becoming the first Australian man to hold a top-10 ranking in 17 years.
  • Defended an ATP title for the first time in March 2024, with his second straight triumph in Acapulco

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

2023 12
2022 24
2021 34
2020 23
2019 18
2018 31
2017 208
2016 354
2015 1551

 

Alex de Minaur in the news

Ranking movers: De Minaur’s Wimbledon efforts rewarded with new career-high
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Alex de Minaur of Australia celebrates as he plays against Arthur Fils of France in his Gentlemen's Singles fourth round match during day eight of The Championships Wimbledon 2024 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 08, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
18 hours ago

Following his quarterfinal run at Wimbledon, Alex de Minaur rises to world No.6 in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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Australian men accomplish 42-year rankings first
Alex de Minaur at Wimbledon 2024. Picture: Getty Images
18 hours ago

There are 10 Australians inside the world's top 100 in the ATP Tour singles rankings for the first time since January 1982.
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De Minaur withdraws from Wimbledon 2024 due to “freak injury”
Alex de Minaur at Wimbledon 2024. Picture: Getty Images
10 July, 2024

Alex de Minaur has announced he won't be able to compete in his scheduled Wimbledon quarterfinal against Novak Djokovic.
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De Minaur ready for Djokovic showdown at Wimbledon 2024
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Alex de Minaur of Australia celebrates as he plays against Arthur Fils of France in his Gentlemen's Singles fourth round match during day eight of The Championships Wimbledon 2024 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 08, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
10 July, 2024

Alex de Minaur is among nine Australians scheduled to compete on day 10 at Wimbledon 2024.
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