Alexei Popyrin is an Australian professional tennis player with a career-high ranking of World No.56, reached in August 2023. He has made it to the third round of both the Australian Open and the US Open as a singles player.

He also made it to the third round of the Aussie Open men’s doubles in 2019 and the first round of the Aussie Open mixed doubles in the same year.

Height / weight 1.96 m / 78 kg
Born 5 Aug 1999
Nationality Australia Australia
Playing Style Right Handed

Player Profile

Alexei Popyrin was born on August 5, 1999, in Sydney, Australia. He stands 196 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 78 kg. A right-handed player, he has a two-handed backhand. He started playing tennis when he was just four years old when he attended the Kim Warwick Tennis Academy.

Since he turned pro in 2017, he is coached by Fernando Bogajo. He has also recently started working with Neville Godwin and Xavier Malisse.


As a junior player, he reached the semifinals of the Australia Open boy’s doubles in 2017. He also won the French Open boy’s singles tournament in the same year. He started his professional career in 2017 and won his first ITF title in the same year at the Poland F4. He ended his rookie year ranked No.147.

In 2018, he made his Grand Slam debut at the 2018 Australian Open. He did not make it past round 1 and lost to Tim Smyczek. He had his first grand slam win in 2019 at the Aussie Open when he made it past Mischa Zverev in the first round. He also beat Dominic Thiem, giving him a third-round finish where he lost to Lucas Pouille.

That year, he also appeared in the main draws of the other Grand Slams. He made it to the second round of Roland Garros and Wimbledon and he also made it to the third round of the US Open. He won his first ATP title in 2021, the Singapore Open. In 2022, he suffered from a loss of form and he dropped in the rankings. As of July 2022, he is No.85 in the World Rankings.

In 2023, he was again in the third round of the Australian Open.

Career Record


Career Titles: 2

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 56 (August 7, 2023)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 58 (August 14, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 3R (2019, 2020, 2023)
  • French Open - 2R (2019)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2019)
  • US Open - 3R (2019, 2021)


  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 235 (June 27, 2022)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 262 (August 14, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 3R (2019)
  • French Open - 2R (2023)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2021)
  • US Open - 1R (2021, 2022)

Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 1R (2019)

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