Alex de Minaur

  • Age24
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“Getting stronger, getting a bit more physical. Not having to run from side to side every goddamn point would be nice as well. So it's a couple things in the works.”

— Alex de Minaur, 15 Aug 2023

» De Minaur: “I’m continuously chipping away towards my goals”

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.

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

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


Alex de Minaur in the news

Italy denies Australian dreams in 2023 Davis Cup final
Alex de Minaur during the 2023 Davis Cup final. Picture: Getty Images
26 November, 2023

For the second year in a row, the Australian team finishes as runners-up in the prestigious Davis Cup competition.
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Australian Davis Cup team to play Italy in 2023 final
Alex de Minaur in action at the Davis Cup Finals. Picture: Getty Images
25 November, 2023

Alex de Minaur and his Australian Davis Cup team-mates are ready to serve up a challenge to Italy in the 2023 final.
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Australian Davis Cup team charges into 2023 final
Alex de Minaur in Australia's Davis Cup semifinal win against Finland. Picture: Getty Images
24 November, 2023

Alex de Minaur leads the Australian Davis Cup team to a 2-0 victory against Finland in the semifinals.
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Hewitt determined to lead Australia to Davis Cup glory
Lleyton Hewitt at the 2023 Davis Cup Finals in Spain. Picture: Getty Images
24 November, 2023

Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt has full belief in his team ahead of a semifinal showdown with Finland in the 2023 Davis Cup competition.
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