PLAYER PROFILE

Alex De Minaur

1
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
31
ATP
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“I feel like I'm really solid out there, making a lot of balls and playing smart tennis. I'm not making any unforced errors and I'm doing what I need to do.”

— Alex De Minaur, 28 Sep 2018

» De Minaur, Tomic into semifinals in China

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)

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

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

Millman overcomes Popyrin in Stockholm
John Millman at the US Open; Getty Images
21 hours ago

In an all-Australian affair, John Millman recovers from a set down to beat qualifier Alexei Popyrin in the first round of the ATP Stockholm Open.
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Popyrin qualifies in Stockholm
Alexei Popyrin; Getty Images
16 October, 2018

Alexei Popyrin won his second straight match to qualify for the ATP tournament in Stockholm and will next face John Millman in a quarter of the draw stacked with Aussies.
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De Minaur, Millman, Ebden set for Stockholm
(L-R) Matt Ebden, Alex De Minaur and John Millman will play the ATP tournament in Stockholm this week; Getty Images
15 October, 2018

Three of Australia's top four men have landed in the same quarter of the draw in Stockholm, while Daria Gavrilova, Ajla Tomljanovic and Nick Kyrgios head to Moscow.
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Zverev overpowers De Minaur in Shanghai
Alex De Minaur in action at the Shanghai Masters; Getty Images
11 October, 2018

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev saw off Australian Alex De Minaur in straight sets on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters, where he will face Kyle Edmund.
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