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



2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex De Minaur in the news

Tomic finds positives in French Open exit
Bernard Tomic in action at Roland Garros; Getty Images
29 May, 2017

Roland Garros campaigns over for Australians Bernard Tomic and Alex De Minaur.
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Roland Garros: Tomic to tackle Thiem on Sunday
Bernard Tomic in action in the first round of the Rome Masters; Getty Images
28 May, 2017

Bernard Tomic plays on the opening day at Roland Garros against title threat Dominic Thiem, while youngster Alex De Minaur, a wildcard, begins against Robin Haase.
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De Minaur awarded wildcard for Roland Garros
Alex De Minaur; Getty Images
18 May, 2017

Alex De Minaur has been rewarded by Tennis Australia for his impressive progress through the tennis ranks with a wildcard for the French Open.
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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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