PLAYER PROFILE

Alexander Crnokrak

  • Age18
  • Born24 January 2000
  • Birth PlaceGold Coast, Queensland
  • LivesGold Coast, Queensland
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachRoger Marquass
““I actually didn’t know anything about him but that just means I had to focus on my game and the things that I do really well.””

— Alexander Crnokrak, 21 Jan 2018

» Crnokrak shines in Australian Open juniors

On court

  • Started playing tennis at eight years of age
  • Reached the quarterfinals at the Optus 12s and 14s National Grasscourt event in 2011
  • Played first ITF Futures events in 2015 as part of the Australian Pro Tour; first professional events overseas came in a tour of Vietnam in November 2017
  • Won the Australian 18/u Championships in December 2017 with victory over Benard Nkomba in the final
  • Perfect mixed doubles partner would be Sam Stosur, because of her impressive kick serve
  • Motivated individual much like his hero, Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic

Year-end ranking history

2016 1769

Alexander Crnokrak in the news

Crnokrak shines in Australian Open juniors
Alexander Crnokrak is through to the second round of the boys' singles in Melbourne. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
21 January, 2018

A full Aussie wrap of day 2 of the juniors event at the Australian Open.
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Crnokrak to debut in Canberra
Alexander CRNOKRAK (AUS) on the practice courts during Day three of the East Hotel Canberra Challenger 2018 #EastCBRCH. Match was played at Canberra Tennis Centre in Lyneham, Canberra, ACT on Monday 8 January 2018. Photo: Ben Southall. #Tennis #Canberra
8 January, 2018

Rising Queensland teen Alexander Crnokrak will play his maiden ATP Challenger match when he takes on Frenchman Geoffrey Blancaneaux in Canberra on Tuesday.
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De Minaur, Bolt cruise into AO Play-off semis
Alex De Minaur in action at the Australian Open 2018 Play-off; Elizabeth Xue Bai
13 December, 2017

Top two seeds Alex Bolt and Alex De Minaur were both straight-sets winners on Wednesday at the Australian Open Play-off, sealing their places in the last four.
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Bolt survives in five at AO Play-off
Alex Bolt in action at the Australian Open 2018 Play-off; Elizabeth Xue Bai
11 December, 2017

Top seed Alex Bolt was stretched to five sets by 18/u finalist Benard Nkomba in his opening match at the Australian Open Play-off on Monday at Melbourne Park.
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