Alex de Minaur is Australia’s top-ranked player and the latest addition to Team World. He is a six-time ATP Tour singles champion, having captured his first title back in his hometown Sydney in 2019 – the year after being named 2018 ATP Newcomer of the Year. While his favorite surface is grass, five of De Minaur’s Tour-level titles have come on hard courts, including his latest at Atlanta in July, an event he also won in 2019.
De Minaur splits his time between Australia and Spain, and speaks English, Spanish and French. Nicknamed, the ‘Demon’, Alex’s father is from Uruguay and his mother is Spanish. He was introduced to tennis at the age of four and moved to Alicante when he was five, training in Europe and later mentored by one of Australia’s most successful players, Lleyton Hewitt. Aside from tennis, De Minaur loves playing golf.
De Minaur’s renowned fighting spirit on court has yielded six ATP singles title since capturing his first in Sydney in 2019. All have been on hard court, with the exception of Eastbourne 2021. He has finished runner-up at four other ATP Tour-level singles tournaments and in doubles, captured the ATP Tour Masters 1000 at Cincinnati in 2020 with Pablo Carreno Busta. De Minaur has been a leading Next Gen player, twice reaching the finals of the Next Gen ATP Finals, and achieving a career-high No.15 ranking in June, 2021.
Semifinals: Barcelona, Lyon, Eastbourne