“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
- 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
- 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’.
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Sydney International, Australian Open, Japan Open
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Dylan Alcott in the news
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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.