PLAYER PROFILE

Alex de Minaur

1
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
32
ATP
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“Even though it killed me, this is the right decision. Now I've just got to look at what's ahead.”

— Alex de Minaur, 16 Jan 2020

» De Minaur out of Australian 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
  • 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

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

2020 23
2019 18
2018 31
2017 208
2016 354
2015 1551

 

Titles/Finals

Titles

2019 Sydney ATP, Atlanta ATP, Zhuhai ATP

2018 Nottingham Challenger

2017 Portugal F11 ITF

Finals

2019 Basel ATP, Next Gen ATP Finals

2018 Sydney ATP, Alicante Challenger, Surbiton Challenger, Washington DC ATP, Next Gen ATP Finals

2017 Segovia Challenger

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex de Minaur in the news

De Minaur to lead Australia at 2021 Davis Cup Finals
Alex de Minaur at the 2019 Davis Cup Finals. Pictures: Getty Images
12 hours ago

Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur will spearhead our national team at next month's Davis Cup Finals in Italy.
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Tomljanovic continues impressive form at Cluj-Napoca
Ajla Tomljanovic in action. Picture: Getty Images
14 hours ago

Australian Ajla Tomljanovic is through to the second round at a WTA 250 tournament in Romania.
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Aussies in action: Alexei Popyrin qualifies at Vienna
Alexei Popyrin. Picture: Getty Images
25 October, 2021

Australian Alexei Popyrin has earned his place in the main draw at an ATP 500 tournament in Austria this week.
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Aussies crash out at European Open
Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
20 October, 2021

Alex de Minaur and Jordan Thompson have both been beaten in first-round singles action at an ATP 250 tournament in Belgium.
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