Alex De Minaur Bio

  • Began playing tennis at age 4
  • Nickname is "Demon"
  • Speaks English, Spanish and French
  • Father, Anibal, is Uruguayan and owns car washes; mother, Esther, is Spanish and a homemaker
  • Three younger siblings: Daniel, Sarah and Christina
  • Favourite surface is grass, shot is backhand and tournaments are Australian Open and Wimbledon
  • Idols growing up were Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt
  • Began playing tennis after mother signed him up for lessons and travelled with him to local tournaments
  • Trains in Alicante, Spain, and supported by Tennis Australia
  • Enjoys playing golf and says he would be a golfer if he weren't a tennis player
  • Favourite sports team is Real Madrid because his mom is a longtime fan
  • Attended primary school in Spain and finishing high school while travelling on tour
  • Resides in Spain with entire family after parents closed their business in Sydney
  • Returns to Australia each year for summer tournaments.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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