Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

Born Jun 5, 1999
Nationality Spain Spain
Nickname Foki

The Spanish tennis player Alejandro Davidovich Fokina ranked No. 48 in a high-performance ATP single on April 19, 2021, and reached no. 219 in a high-performance career on October 19, 2020. Davidovich Fokina was born and raised to Russian parents Edvard Davidovich and Tatiana Fokina in La Cala del Moral, in Rincon de la Victoria, about ten kilometers far from Malaga. The Swedish-Russian nationality of his father, Edvard, a professional boxer. The brother, Mark is Davidovich Fokina. He began playing tennis with his dad at the age of three. When he was five, he began studying with coach Manolo Rubiales at Calaflores and later at the Serramar tennis court. He has been his mentor since 2009.

Fokina was the sparring partner of the Spanish Davis Cup team in the tie between Spain and the UK in Marbella in 2018. In March, Davidovich was defeated by Robert Ortega Olmedo in the Quinta Do Lago, defeating his first ITF Futures title K15. During the season, he began to play the ATP Challenger Tour. At Madrid, where he lost Taylor Fritz, he got his first qualifying wildcard at ATP Masters1000. He beat Alex de Minaur in the first round at the ATP Lisbon Challenger in May. Afterward, he lost the second to Christian Harrison. He lost to Peter Polansky in the second round of the qualifiers in Wimbledon.

Davidovich Fokina is known for one of the ATP Tour’s best shots. In general, his playstyle can be characterized as offensive, and his level is fluctuating during a match. It also uses a sub-hand service regularly. While not the highest of the players, with its fast movements and intense ground strikes, he does this drawback. Davidovich Fokina is also often seen on courts of all areas, which leads to both wildly entertaining and sometimes dangerous shooting.

Davidovich Fokina reached the fourth round at the 2020 American Open, defeated Dennis Novak, Hubert Hurkacz, and Cameron Norrie before losing Alexander Zverev in straight sets. Following positive testing for COVID-19, Davidovich Fokina missed the Australian Open 2021. In Monte Carlo, Matteo Berrettini was victorious in the top 10 over 7-5, 6-3. He retired from injury against Stefanos Tsitsipas, following Lucas Pouille, 7-6, who achieved his first 1000 quarterfinal Masters.

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