PLAYER PROFILE

Alex De Minaur

4
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
78
ATP
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“Hopefully (I'll) get some good news that I have got into Wimbledon, which would mean that I would play at Eastbourne.”

— Alex De Minaur, 20 Jun 2018

» Wimbledon singles wildcard for De Minaur

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

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 Alicante Challenger, Surbiton Challenger

2017 Segovia Challenger

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex De Minaur in the news

Wimbledon singles wildcard for De Minaur
Alex De Minaur in action at the Nottingham Challenger; Getty Images
20 June, 2018

Alex De Minaur's excellent grasscourt form has been rewarded with a Wimbledon singles wildcard. Lleyton Hewitt and Alex Bolt have been granted a doubles wildcard.
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Biggest movers: Ebden cracks top 60
RANKING RISE:  Matthew Ebden improved his ranking by winning an ATP Challenger title in South Korea; Getty Images
19 June, 2018

In an week of gains for several Aussie tennis stars, Matt Ebden, Alex De Minaur, Jaimee Fourlis and Alexei Popyrin were among those setting career-high rankings.
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De Minaur focused on Wimbledon after Challenger title
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JUNE 17:  Alex De Minaur of Australia reacts in the Mens Singles Final during Day Nine of the Nature Valley Open at Nottingham Tennis Centre on June 17, 2018 in Nottingham, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images for LTA)
18 June, 2018

Alex de Minaur turns his attention to Wimbledon following his first ATP Challenger title in Nottingham.
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Barty, De Minaur in Nottingham finals
IN FORM: Ash Barty swept past Naomi Osaka in the Nottingham semifinals; Getty Images
17 June, 2018

Ash Barty and Alex De Minaur continue impressive grass court form to sweep into Nottingham Open finals.
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