PLAYER PROFILE

Alexander Crnokrak

  • Age19
  • 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
  • Won the Australian 18/u Championships in December 2017 with victory over Benard Nkomba in the final; reached the final of the same event the following year
  • Spent much of 2018 competing in the ITF Futures events
  • Singles winner at the Mapei Gold Coast Junior International, defeating Tom Evans in the final.
  • Finalist at the Rod Laver Queensland Junior Championships
  • Perfect mixed doubles partner would be Sam Stosur, because of her impressive kick serve

Off court

  • Motivated individual much like his hero, Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic

Alexander Crnokrak in the news

Kokkinakis wins in AO qualifying opener
Thanasi Kokkinakis in action at Melbourne Park in the opening round of Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
8 January, 2019

Thanasi Kokkinakis moves to within two wins of the Australian Open main draw after seeing off Mohamed Safwat in straight sets on Tuesday.
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Kokkinakis, Rodionova lead Aussie charge in AO qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis (L) and Arina Rodionova are the highest-ranked male and female Australians taking part in Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
7 January, 2019

Ten men and 12 women will represent Australia in the Australian Open 2019 qualifying events, which kick off at Melbourne Park on Tuesday 8 January.
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Crnokrak back in 18/u Australian final
Alexander Crnokrak in action during the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
7 December, 2018

Defending champion Alexander Crnokrak will face Rinky Hijikata for the 18/u Australian title, while Gabriella Da Silva-Fick and Olivia Gadecki will fight it out for the…
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Da Silva-Fick survives, reaches 18/u semifinals
Gabriella Da Silva-Fick; Getty Images
6 December, 2018

Top seed Gabriella Da-Silva Fick beat Ivana Popovic in a third-set tiebreak to reach the last four of the 18/u Australian Championships, while top two seeds Alexander Crnokrak…
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