Alex de Minaur
Alex de Minaur
Alex de Minaur
Alex de Minaur
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    • Nickname is Demon.
    • Speaks English, Spanish and French.
    • Father, Anibal, is Uruguayan; mother, Esther, is Spanish; older brother, Dominic; younger siblings, Daniel, Cristina and Sara.
    • Began playing tennis at age 4 after mother signed him up for lessons.
    • Moved to Alicante as a 5-year-old and split time growing up between Spain and Australia.Credits dual-upbringing as helping to shape his game.
    • Attended primary school in Spain and finished high school while travelling on tour.
    • Trains in Alicante and receives some support from Tennis Australia.
    • Selected by fellow players as 2018 ATP Newcomer of the Year.
    • Favourite surface is grass, shot is backhand and tournaments are Australian Open and Wimbledon.
    • Mentored by former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, who was an idol of his along with Roger Federer.
    • Donated $4,500for Australian bushfire relief-- $250 for each acehit at 2020 ATP Cup (18 aces).
    • Said it was"one of the best days of my life" when he and Nick Kyrgios clinched 2020 ATP Cup QF win over Great Britain after saving 4 MPs.
    • Has a tattoo of "109" on his chest because he was 109th player to represent Australian Davis Cup team.
    • Enjoys playing golf. Says he would be a golfer if he wasn't a tennis player.
    • Favourite sports team is Real Madrid because his mom is a longtime fan. Also supports NSW State of Origin rugby team.
    • Missed 2020 Australian Open due to abdominal tear.

    (UPDATED 22 MAY 2024)

    • Two-time Next Gen ATP Finals runner-up achieved career-high ranking of No.9 in February 2024 after defeating No. 1 Djokovic at 2024 United Cup for biggest win of career.
    • Earned personal-best 47 victories in 2022, then captured biggest of 8 ATP Tour titles at 2023 and 2024 Acapulco.
    • After 0-10 start in ATP Masters 1000 R16s, advanced to 1st QF, SF and final at 2023 Toronto (l. to Sinner). Coming into Toronto had never been to a QF in 35 previous Masters 1000 tournaments.
    • Earned personal-best 6 Top 10 wins in 2023, after previously earning 7 from 2017-2022.
    • Reached 1st Grand Slam QF at 2020 US Open immediately after winning 1st ATP Tour doubles title at 2020 ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati w/Carreno Busta in team debut and at same venue.
    • Defeated Murray to help Team World win 2022 Laver Cup and went 6-1 in Davis Cup play during the season, leading Australia to its 1st final since 2003.
    • Son to a Uruguayan father and Spanish mother, splits time between Australia and Spain, and speaks English, Spanish and French.

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