PLAYER PROFILE

Alexei Popyrin

  • Age18
  • Born 5 August 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, Australia
  • LivesNew South Wales
  • Height196 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Pro Since2016

On court

  • in 2011 Alexei won the Optus 12s Grasscourt Championships
  • he and partner Chase Ferguson won the Optus 12s Nationals Claycourt Championships
  • Alexei made the quarterfinals in singles at the Optus 12s Nationanls Claycourt Championships
  • in 2017 he became the first Australian since Phil Dent in 1968 to win the Roland Garros boys’ singles title
  • bases his game off idol Juan Martin Del Potro
  • career goal is to be ranked World No. 1

Off court

  • enjoys reading and watching television shows
  • favourite sports outside of tennis are basketball and football

Year-end ranking history

2016 1164

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Poland F4 Futures, Indonesia F7 Futures

Alexei Popyrin in the news

Biggest movers: Millman cracks top 60
John Millman; Getty Images
15 May, 2018

A second ATP Challenger title this season has propelled John Millman 12 places to a career-high ranking of No.58.
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Biggest movers: Barty soars in doubles rankings
Ash Barty hugs CoCo Vandeweghe after the pair won the Miami Open doubles title; Getty Images
3 April, 2018

Ash Barty is the new doubles world No.6 after combining with CoCo Vandeweghe to win the tandem title at the Miami Open.
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Biggest movers: Thompson back in top 100
Jordan Thompson; Getty Images
20 February, 2018

ATP Challenger success in Chennai, India has pushed Sydneysider Jordan Thompson back inside the world's top 100.
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Kokkinakis, Thompson toppled in thrillers
Thanasi Kokkinakis pushed the Sydney champion all the way on Show Court 3.
16 January, 2018

Kokkinakis returned to his home Grand Slam for the first time since 2015.
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