Alex de Minaur is a professional tennis player from Australia. He has a career-high singles ranking of 15, which he achieved on June 28, 2021. He also has a career-high double ranking of 58, he reached this in October 2020. His best Grand Slam finishes to date are the quarterfinals of the 2020 US Open.
Alex de Minaur was born on February 17, 1999, in Sydney, Australia. He currently resides in New Providence, Bahamas. De Minaur is of Spanish and Uruguayan descent and he has dual citizenship, Australian and Spanish.
The Australian stands 183 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 69 kg. He plays right-handed and he has a two-handed backhand. He started playing tennis when he was just three years old at the Sydney Private Tennis Academy where he was coached by Kerry Dock and Cindy Dock.
De Minaur debuted professionally in 2015 when he played at Spain F22, representing Australia. In 2016, he received a wildcard entry to the Australian Open but was dropped in the first round by Kimmer Coppejans. His best Aussie Open performance came in 2022 when he made it to the fourth round.
In 2018, he broke into the Top of the world rankings. The next year, he made it to the second round of the French Open. He would achieve the same finish in 2021 at Roland Garros.
In 2020, he made it to the quarterfinals of the US Open. Earlier that year, he had withdrawn from the Australian Open because of an abdominal strain. 2021 saw him break into the Top 15 for the first time, reaching his career-high singles ranking of No.15 in June.
In 2022, He made it to the fourth round of both the Aussie Open and Wimbledon.
In addition to his professional career, he has also represented Australia in international competitions including the ATP Cup, Davis Cup, and the Olympics.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 15 (June28, 2021)
- Current Singles Ranking: 27 (July 8,2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 4R (2022)
- French Open - 2R (2019, 2021)
- Wimbledon - 4R (2022)
- US Open - QF (2020)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 58 (October12, 2020)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 158 (July8, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - 1R (2017, 2021)
- French Open - 2R (2020, 2021)
- Wimbledon - 2R (2021)
- US Open - 2R (2019)