“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
- 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.
- 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, 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
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
Australia's Heath Davidson and his Canadian partner Robert Shaw are through to the quad wheelchair doubles final at Wimbledon 2023.
Can Australian tennis stars Dylan Alcott, Sam Stosur, Daria Saville and Todd Woodbridge ace Millionaire Hot Seat tonight?
Ash Barty and Nick Kyrgios both advanced to Grand Slam singles finals during a memorable 2022 season.
An All Abilities Day, which focuses on recognising the many inclusive formats of tennis, is being introduced at Australian Open 2023.