Alex De Minaur

  • Age18
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“It's now all about sustaining this level the whole match. It's a learning curve. I've got to make sure I learn from each one of these experiences and make sure I get better on court.”

— Alex De Minaur, 31 Aug 2017

» Learning curve for De Minaur at US Open

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

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

2016 354
2015 1551



2017 Portugal F11 ITF


2017 Segovia Challenger

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex De Minaur in the news

Davis Cup: Kokkinakis joins Kyrgios, Thompson, Peers for semifinal
Thanasi Kokkinakis celebrates victory in the opening rubber of Australia's Davis Cup 2015 World Group first round tie against Czech Republic in Ostrava; RADEK MICA/AFP/Getty Images
6 September, 2017

Comeback star Thanasi Kokkinakis will join Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thompson and John Peers for Australia's Davis Cup semifinal against Belgium in Brussels.
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Learning curve for De Minaur at US Open
Alex De Minaur at the US Open
31 August, 2017

Australian wildcard Alex De Minaur's straight-sets loss to No.6 seed Dominic Thiem at the US Open has given the teenager plenty to learn from as he continues to build.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 3
Alex De Minaur in action against Dominic Thiem in the first round of the US Open; Getty Images
30 August, 2017

After rain wreaked havoc with the Day 2 schedule, eight Aussies will emerge on a bumper Day 3 in New York as the US Open continues.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 2
Nick Kyrgios downed Rafael Nadal to secure his 100th ATP win. Photo: Getty Images
29 August, 2017

A clash of countrymen - Nick Kyrgios v John Millman - is one of the highlights of the US Open schedule on Day 2 which features four Aussies.
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