PLAYER PROFILE

Alex De Minaur

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
210
ATP
RANKING
  • Age18
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez

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

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

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Portugal F11 ITF

Finals

2017 Segovia Challenger

2016 Spain F4 ITF, Eckental Challenger

Alex De Minaur in the news

Berdych halts de Minaur’s march
Alex de Minaur roars during his clash with Tomas Berdych.
16 January, 2018

Aussie teenager de Minaur soared to the Sydney International final last week.
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Medvedev halts de Minaur’s Sydney surge
De Minaur and Medvedev with their Sydney trophies.
13 January, 2018

De Minaur was Sydney’s youngest finalist since Lleyton Hewitt won in 2000 at the same age.
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de Minaur rides wave of form in Sydney
Young Australian Alex de Minaur was rampant in his win over Fernando Verdasco. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)
9 January, 2018

Alex de Minaur continued his run of form against former world No.7 Fernando Verdasco.
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De Minaur’s magical Brisbane run ends
Alex De Minaur; Getty Images
6 January, 2018

Alex De Minaur controlled large parts of the match but American Ryan Harrison proved too experienced.
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