PLAYER PROFILE

Alex de Minaur

1
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
18
ATP
RANKING
  • Age20
  • Born17 February 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesAlicante, Spain
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAdolfo Gutierrez
“I'm happy that I was able to win for Australia. A win is a win however you may do it. I did it the hard way today and I'm very happy.”

— Alex de Minaur, 21 Nov 2019

» De Minaur, Kyrgios guide Aussies into Davis Cup quarterfinals

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)

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

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

Davis Cup: Australia bracing for Canada in quarterfinals
John Millman (L) and Nick Kyrgios cheer on Alex de Minaur during Australia's Davis Cup tie against Belgium in Madrid. (Getty Images)
14 hours ago

After two solid victories in Madrid, Australia has set up a Davis Cup quarterfinal against Canada -- yet both sides carry injury concerns into the blockbuster clash.
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De Minaur, Kyrgios guide Aussies into Davis Cup quarterfinals
Alex de Minaur (L) and Nick Kyrgios celebrate their straight-sets wins in the singles rubbers of Australia's Davis Cup tie against Belgium in Madrid. (Getty Images)
19 hours ago

Australia reaches the knockout quarterfinal stage of the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid after singles wins to Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur.
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Davis Cup: Australia ready for Belgium challenge
PUMPED: John Peers, Nick Kyrgios and captain Lleyton Hewitt celebrate Australia's 3-0 win over Colombia in their opening group match in Madrid; Getty Images
20 November, 2019

Australia's Davis Cup team is aiming to snap a three-tie losing streak against Belgium in Madrid on Thursday morning.
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Davis Cup: Australia clinch 3-0 win over Colombia
MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 19: Alex De Minaur of Australia celebrates during Day 2 of the 2019 Davis Cup at La Caja Magica on November 19, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
20 November, 2019

Australia opens with a 3-0 win over Colombia at the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid.
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