PLAYER PROFILE

Alex De Minaur

  • Age18
  • Born17 February 1999
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I know that I've got the level - it's just about rocking up that day and producing that level.”

— Alex De Minaur, 27 Jun 2017

» De Minaur, Whittington in come-from-behind wins

On court

  • triumphed at the 14/u National Grasscourt Championships in Mildura in February 2013
  • part of the Australian ITF World Junior Tennis team that competed in the finals in Prostejov, Czech Republic in August 2013
  • won the Australian 14/u Championships at Melbourne Park in December 2013
  • represented Australia in Junior Davis Cup Asia/Oceania qualifying in April 2013 in Kuching, Malaysia
  • triumphed at the 16/u Australian Championships in December 2014
  • contested his first professional ITF events when he played three 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

Off court

  • resides in Alicante, Spain
  • 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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Portugal F11 ITF

Finals

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex De Minaur in the news

De Minaur continues rapid rise
RISING STAR: Alex De Minaur is making giant inroads in his first full season as a professional; Getty Images
19 July, 2017

Rising star Alex De Minaur wins first professional singles title to continue impressive season.
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Biggest movers: Rodionova sets new high
NEW HIGH: Arina Rodionova has set a new career-best ranking after her Wimbledon performance; Getty Images
18 July, 2017

Arina Rodionova rises to a new career-high ranking after Wimbledon effort.
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Smith, Whittington on cusp of main draw
John-Patrick Smith in action during his second-round Wimbledon qualifying victory over Bjorn Fratangelo at Roehampton; Getty Images
29 June, 2017

John-Patrick Smith, who qualified for Wimbledon in 2015, is one win away from repeating the feat after subduing Mackenzie McDonald in three sets on Wednesday.
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De Minaur, Whittington in come-from-behind wins
Alex De Minaur; Getty Images
27 June, 2017

Alex De Minaur and Andrew Whittington struggled early but finished strongly in impressive Wimbledon qualifying victories on Monday at Roehampton. Blake Mott and JP Smith also won.
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