PLAYER PROFILE

Alex de Minaur

1
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
11
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“I think I’ve raised the bar a little bit and hopefully there’s plenty more to go.”

— Alex de Minaur, 17 Feb 2024

» De Minaur to face red-hot Sinner in Rotterdam final

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

Nine Australian players receive direct entry into Roland Garros 2024
Alex de Minaur during the Monte Carlo Masters. Picture: Getty Images
4 hours ago

World No.11 Alex de Minaur will lead the Australian men's charge in Paris this year, as part of the strongest Aussie contingent of direct acceptances in 25 years.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Kokkinakis returns to winners’ circle
Thanasi Kokkinakis clinched his sixth career ATP Challenger singles title this week,
15 April, 2024

Thanasi Kokkinakis soars back into the world's top 100 after clinching an ATP Challenger singles title in America.
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Djokovic derails De Minaur’s semifinal tilt at Monte Carlo
Australia's Alex de Minaur in action at the Monte Carlo Masters. Photo: Getty Images
13 April, 2024

Top seed Novak Djokovic ends Alex de Minaur's push to become the first Australian semifinalist at the Masters 1000 event in 45 years.
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De Minaur wins all-Aussie clash over Popyrin to reach Monte Carlo quarters
Australia's Alex de Minaur in action at the Monte Carlo Masters. Photo: Getty Images
11 April, 2024

Alex de Minaur has reached his first Masters 1000 clay-court quarterfinal after seeing off compatriot Alexei Popyrin on Thursday.
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