Dylan Alcott

  • Age30
  • Born 4 December 1990
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Australia
  • LivesMelbourne, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachFrancois Vogelsberger
“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
  • at the Australian Tennis Awards, was nominated for the prestigious Newcombe Medal and won the Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability
  • defended his title at Australian Open 2016

Off court

  • currently studying commerce at the University of Melbourne
  • 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 crowdsurfing’.



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


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

Tough run for Aussies in finals
Storm Sanders snd Caroline Dolehide in Nottingham. Picture: Getty Images
17 hours ago

Australian players featured in finals in events in Great Britain, France and Spain this week.
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De Minaur out of Stuttgart
Alex de Minaur in Stuttgart. Picture: Getty Images
12 June, 2021

Alex de Minaur's run at an ATP 250 tournament in Germany is over, with the Australian beaten in a close quarterfinal.
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Social round-up: Aussies bid au revoir to Paris
Australia's Ash Barty waves to the crowd as she exits Roland Garros. Picture: Getty Images
10 June, 2021

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date ...
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Dylan Alcott’s lucky 13 at Roland Garros
Dylan Alcott lifts his third quad wheelchair singles title at Roland Garros; Getty Images
8 June, 2021

Smashing any myths of an unlucky number with a 13th major singles title at Roland Garros, Dylan Alcott also dispelled the notion that his success is measured by numbers alone.
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