Dylan Alcott

  • Age33
  • Born 4 December 1990
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Australia
  • LivesMelbourne, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachFrancois Vogelsberger
  • Playing StatusRetired
“I used to have an expectation to win ... Now my expectation is to just be the best version of Dylan.”

— Dylan Alcott, 1 Feb 2020

» Alcott celebrates sixth straight Australian Open title

On court

  • In juniors, peaked at wheelchair tennis world No.4 in February 2008
  • In 2011, was a recipient for the Order of Australia Medal
  • Offered a wildcard entry at Australian Open 2014 into the quads draw
  • Rose to quad wheelchair world No.1 in March 2014
  • Won his first Grand Slam title at Australian Open 2015; also won at the US Open in 2015
  • Won the prestigious Newcombe Medal at the Australian Tennis Awards in 2016
  • Is a seven-time Australian Open quad wheelchair singles champion
  • Completed a Grand Slam in quad wheelchair doubles in 2019, winning all four major titles for the season
  • Became first male player to complete a Golden Slam in 2021, sweeping the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open and Paralympic Games quad wheelchair singles titles
  • Retired from tennis after finishing runner-up in the Australian Open 2022 quad singles.

Off court

  • Studied commerce at the University of Melbourne
  • Represented Australia in wheelchair basketball at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympic Games, winning a gold and silver medal
  • Works as a motivational speaker, inspiring the youth of today to change the way that they perceive people with disabilities
  • Aspires to work in mainstream media as a television presenter; believes added media coverage will speak volumes for people with disabilities, giving them added exposure which they deserve
  • Loves music festivals; has become world famous for his ‘wheelchair crowd-surfing’
  • Won the TV Week Logie Award for Most Popular New Talent in 2019
  • Named Australian of the Year for 2022.



Victorian Open

Victorian Open, Australian Open, Roland Garros, Toyota Open International De L'ile de Re, Wimbledon, Tokyo Paralympic Games, US Open

Tweed Heads International, Australian Open, US Open, French Riviera Open, Roland Garros

Bendigo Open, Australian Open, Japan Open, French Open, Wimbledon

Sydney International, Australian Open, Cajun Classic, World Team Cup, US Open, Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Sydney International, Australian Open, Japan Open

Queensland Wheelchair Tennis Open, Apia International Sydney, Australian Open, Johannesburg, South African Open, Japan Open, Open de France, British Open, Rio 2016 Paralympics

Queensland Wheelchair Tennis Open, Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open, Australian Open, Pensacola Open, Japan Open, BNP Paribas Open de France, Belgian Open, US Open

Sydney International


Australian Open

US Open

US Open

Japan Open

Melbourne Wheelchair Tennis Open, Cajun Classic, British Open, Swiss Open Starling Hotel Geneva

Queensland Wheelchair Tennis Open, Perry New Zealand Wheelchair Tennis Open, Australian Open, Fab-U-Life USTA/ITF Desert Classic, Cajun Classic, Pensacola Open

Dylan Alcott in the news

Legends hopeful about Australia’s chances at Roland Garros 2024
Todd Woodbridge amd Sam Stosur at the National Tennis Centre in Melbourne this week. Picture: Tennis Australia
25 May, 2024

Todd Woodbridge and Sam Stosur believe Australian players can go deep at this year's clay-court Grand Slam tournament.
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Fan favourites revealed in Hot Shots Tennis competition
Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic are the new Hot Shots Tennis ambassadors.
30 December, 2023

Hot Shots Tennis ambassador Alex de Minaur has been named one of the most popular players among Australian tennis fans.
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Heath Davidson advances to first Wimbledon final
Heath Davidson in action at Wimbledon. Picture: ITF
13 July, 2023

Australia's Heath Davidson and his Canadian partner Robert Shaw are through to the quad wheelchair doubles final at Wimbledon 2023.
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Australian tennis stars join Millionaire Hot Seat for Wimbledon special
Dylan Alcott, Sam Stosur, Tony Jones, Daria Saville, Todd Woodbridge and James Bracey with Hot Seat host Eddie McGuire. Picture: Nine Network
3 July, 2023

Can Australian tennis stars Dylan Alcott, Sam Stosur, Daria Saville and Todd Woodbridge ace Millionaire Hot Seat tonight?
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