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



2017 Poland F4 Futures, Indonesia F7 Futures

Alexei Popyrin in the news

Davis Cup: Kokkinakis joins Kyrgios, Thompson, Peers for semifinal
Thanasi Kokkinakis celebrates victory in the opening rubber of Australia's Davis Cup 2015 World Group first round tie against Czech Republic in Ostrava; RADEK MICA/AFP/Getty Images
6 September, 2017

Comeback star Thanasi Kokkinakis will join Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thompson and John Peers for Australia's Davis Cup semifinal against Belgium in Brussels.
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Popyrin continues rise with Polish title
WINNING RUN: Rising Australian star Alexei Popyrin continues to impress; Getty Images
10 July, 2017

World No.2 junior Alexei Popyrin extends his winning streak to capture first ITF Futures title in Poland.
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Alexei Popyrin wins French Open title
Alexei Popyrin is the French Open 2017 boys' singles champion; Getty Images
10 June, 2017

Sydney teen Alexei Popyrin snaps 49-year title drought for an Australian boys' singles champion at Roland Garros.
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Popyrin eyeing French Open glory
Alexei Popyrin is through to the French Open Boys' final. Photo: Getty Images
10 June, 2017

Alexei Popyrin is on the verge of ending Australia's 49-year wait for a Boys' Singles title at Roland Garros.
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