Felix Auger Aliassime

Felix Auger Aliassime

Personal Information

Full Name Felix Auger Aliassime
Date of Birth August 8, 2000
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place Montreal, Canada
Height 1.91 m
Weight 88 kg
Networth $3 million
Rank 3715
Coach Toni Nadal
Spouse Nina Ghaibi

Felix Auger Aliassime News

"Hurts to lose against Carlos Alcaraz again, hurts to have hurt myself" - Felix Auger-Aliassime laments 'day to forget' vs Spaniard in French Open 4R "Hurts to lose against Carlos Alcaraz again, hurts to have hurt myself" - Felix Auger-Aliassime laments 'day to forget' vs Spaniard in French Open 4R
"Hurts to lose against Carlos Alcaraz again, hurts to have hurt myself" - Felix Auger-Aliassime laments 'day to forget' vs Spaniard in French Open 4R
WATCH: Carlos Alcaraz makes use of Felix Auger-Aliassime's medical timeout to entertain French Open fans with his warm-up routine during 3R win WATCH: Carlos Alcaraz makes use of Felix Auger-Aliassime's medical timeout to entertain French Open fans with his warm-up routine during 3R win
WATCH: Carlos Alcaraz makes use of Felix Auger-Aliassime's medical timeout to entertain French Open fans with his warm-up routine during 3R win
From Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov to Bianca Andreescu, Leylah Fernandez: How the Canadian contingent has fared in French Open 1st week? From Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov to Bianca Andreescu, Leylah Fernandez: How the Canadian contingent has fared in French Open 1st week?
From Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov to Bianca Andreescu, Leylah Fernandez: How the Canadian contingent has fared in French Open 1st week?
"Difficult but I think I can achieve it" - Felix Auger-Aliassime issues challenge to Carlos Alcaraz ahead of French Open 4R clash "Difficult but I think I can achieve it" - Felix Auger-Aliassime issues challenge to Carlos Alcaraz ahead of French Open 4R clash
"Difficult but I think I can achieve it" - Felix Auger-Aliassime issues challenge to Carlos Alcaraz ahead of French Open 4R clash
WATCH: Felix Auger-Aliassime cuts a dejected figure after Madrid Open final loss to Andrey Rublev WATCH: Felix Auger-Aliassime cuts a dejected figure after Madrid Open final loss to Andrey Rublev
WATCH: Felix Auger-Aliassime cuts a dejected figure after Madrid Open final loss to Andrey Rublev

Felix Auger Aliassime: A Brief Biography

Felix Auger-Aliassime: A Brief Biography

Felix Auger-Aliassime
Felix Auger-Aliassime, Source: Felix Auger-Aliassime’s official Instagram account (@felixaliassime)

Felix Auger-Aliassime is a 23-year-old Canadian tennis player who achieved a career-high ranking of No. 6 in November 2022. He is currently ranked No. 14 by the ATP. He has won four singles titles and one doubles title on the ATP tour till date. Auger-Aliassime also won the Davis Cup in 2022.

All of Auger-Aliassime’s singles ATP titles came in 2022, including the Rotterdam Open and the Basel Open, both indoor hard court events. Standing at 6 ft 4 in, Auger-Aliassime has a lanky frame and is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand. He is known for his huge first serve and his favored wing is his forehand. Auger-Aliassime’s best Grand Slam performance came at the 2021 US Open, where he lost in the semi-final against Daniil Medvedev.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Personal Information

NameFelix Auger-Aliassime
Age23
DOBAugust 8, 2000
NationalityCanadian
Mother NameMarie Auger
Father nameSam Aliassime
ProfessionTennis player
Net Worth$5 million
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight194 lbs (88 kg)
EducationNot known
Relationship StatusIn a relationship with Nina Ghaibi

Felix Auger-Aliassime Early Life

Felix Auger-Aliassime was born on August 8, 2000 in Montreal, Canada. He grew up in Quebec and started playing tennis when he was just four years old. His father worked at the Académie de tennis Hérisset-Bordeleau in Quebec, which is why he picked up the sport.

Auger-Aliassime was initially encouraged to play soccer along with his sister by his father. However, the children showed more interest in tennis. Felix’s father coached him till he turned 12 and in 2014, he moved to Montreal to train at the Tennis Canada National Training Centre.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Personal Life

Auger-Aliassime is nicknamed FA2 and has also been called “Oxford” by Andrey Rublev for being a well-spoken person. He is fluent in French and English and his favorite tournament is the Canada Masters. His childhood hero was Roger Federer and the two share birthdays.

Off the court, Auger-Aliassime is an avid pianist and even played at the 2019 ATP Masters 1000 Monte Carlo players party. He has admitted that if he was not into tennis, he would have tried to become an artist in either music or dance. His favorite TV show is Suits and he would like Will Smith to play him in a movie.

Felix Auger-Aliassime’s favorite non-tennis sports include soccer and hockey. He is a supporter of the NHL team Montreal Canadiens. His favorite athlete is Usain Bolt.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Family Background

Felix Auger-Aliassime was born to father, Sam Aliassime and mother, Marie Auger. Sam Aliassime hails from Togo in West Africa and moved to Canada at age 25. He is a tennis instructor by profession. Marie Auger is of French-Canadian descent and is a professor in Canada. Felix Auger-Aliassime also has a sister Malika Auger-Aliassime, who is also a tennis player.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Girlfriend

Felix Auger-Aliassime has been in a relationship with Nina Ghaibi since March 2019. Nina Ghaibi is a Croatian equestrian athlete. She is 23 years old as of September 2023. She frequently shares images of her travels around the world on her Instagram account @nina_ghaibi where she has over 11.4k followers.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Kids

Felix Auger-Aliassime is yet to become a father. He and girlfriend Nina Ghaibi have not married or been engaged to each other yet.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Social Media

Felix Auger-Aliassime is active on multiple social media platforms. He offers snippets of life on court through his Instagram account @felixaliassime, where he is followed by more than 552k users. He also tweets on X via @felixtennis and has close to 140k followers on the micro-blogging site.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Net Worth

According to online sources, Auger-Aliassime’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million as of September 2023. His primary income sources include the prize money from tennis and partnerships with several prominent brands.


YearNet Worth
2023$5 million
2022$3 million
2021$2 million

Felix Auger-Aliassime Prize Money

According to the ATP website, Auger-Aliassime has won over $11.3 million in prize money till date, including over $1 million so far in 2023. He has had a relatively poor 2023 season by his standards, with his win-loss record standing at 14-15 for the year.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Brand Ambassador

Felix Auger-Aliassime is a rising star of tennis and this status has made him a lucrative proposition for several brands. He signed a long-term apparel and shoe deal with German giants Adidas in January 2021. Babolat is his tennis equipment sponsor.


Auger-Aliassime also signed with Swiss luxury watch brand Tag Heuer as their brand ambassador in 2019. He also entered into a partnership with Renault and Dior in 2023.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Investments

Although details about Felix Auger-Aliassime’s investments are not available, what is known to the public is his charitable activities. In 2020, he announced that he donated $5 for every point he scored throughout the season to EduChange, a not-for-profit organization that led efforts to support the protection and education of children in Auger-Aliassime’s father’s ancestral country of Togo. BNP Paribas supported this initiative by offering triple of Felix’s points tally in dollars. In 2020, the cause generated around $98k in total.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Achievements

Felix Auger-Aliassime turned professional in 2017. As a junior, he won the US Open boys’ doubles title in 2015 with compatriot Denis Shapovalov and the singles title a year later. He also reached the boys’ singles final at the 2016 French Open and the boys’ doubles final at the 2016 Wimbledon.


In 2015, Felix Auger-Aliassime became the first-ever player born in the 21st century to have an ATP ranking. In July of the same year, he also became the youngest-ever player to win an ATP Challenger main draw match, doing so at 14 years and 11 months old. In May 2016, Felix played in his first professional singles final at the $10k event in Lleida. He went one better in doubles, winning the title with Patrick Kypson at the Futures tournament in Niceville, U.S.


In March 2017, Felix won his first ITF Futures singles title at home in Sherbrooke. In June of the same year, he won his first-ever ATP Challenger title at Open de Lyon in France. He soon became the youngest player since Rafael Nadal in 2002 to break into the top 200 of men’s rankings. He also took his first ATP Challenger doubles trophy at the 2018 Hungarian Challenger Open in Budapest with partner Nicola Kuhn.


Felix Auger-Aliassime lost on his ATP main draw debut in the first round at the 2018 Rotterdam Open. He had better luck on his ATP Masters 1000 debut at Indian Wells in March that year. He defeated fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the first round before losing to another Canadian, Milos Raonic in the second round. He made his grand slam main draw debut at the US Open in 2018. He retired in the first-round match after suffering physically from the extreme heat and handing the match to yet another Canadian Denis Shapovalov.


In 2019, Felix Auger-Aliassime became the youngest men’s player to reach an ATP 500 final, doing so at the Rio Open. He earned his first two wins at a grand slam in the main draw when he reached the third round at Wimbledon in 2019. In 2020, Felix Auger Aliassime claimed his first ATP doubles title at the Paris Masters with Hubert Hurkacz.


At Wimbledon in 2021, Felix reached his first grand slam quarter-final by defeating world No. 6 and fourth seed Alexander Zverev in a five-set marathon. He went one round further at the US Open that year by reaching a major semi-final for the first time in his career. He also entered the top 10 for the first time in November 2021, marking his best year till date.


However, more success awaited him in 2022. He began the season in fine form for team Canada by winning the ATP Cup and reached the quarter-finals for the third consecutive slam at the 2022 Australian Open, where he lost to Daniil Medvedev in five sets. It was ninth time lucky in finals as Felix Auger-Aliassime finally captured his first ATP singles title at the 2022 Rotterdam Open. He had lost all his previous eight title-clash matches.


Felix Auger-Aliassime went on to add three more singles titles in 2022. He reached a career-high ranking of No. 6 in November 2022 and qualified for his first-ever season-ending ATP World Tour Finals. He capped off a brilliant 2022 season by winning the Davis Cup for Canada’s first-ever win. For his stunning achievements, Felix Auger-Aliassime was selected as the 2022 Canadian Press Athlete of the Year.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Best Finish at each Grand Slam

The following table lists Felix Auger-Aliassime’s best results at grand slam events till the US Open in 2023.


Grand SlamBest result in singles
Australian OpenQuarter-final (2022)
French Open4th round (2022)
WimbledonQuarter-final (2021)
US OpenSemi-final (2021)

Felix Auger-Aliassime Titles Won

Felix Auger-Aliassime has won four singles titles and one doubles title till date. The table below lists all his tournament wins.


DateTournamentTierSurface
November 2020Paris Masters, France (Doubles)Masters 1000Hard
February 2022Rotterdam Open, NetherlandsATP 500Hard
October 2022Swiss Indoors, SwitzerlandATP 500Hard
October 2022Firenze Open, ItalyATP 250Hard
October 2022European Open, BelgiumATP 250Hard

Felix Auger-Aliassime Coaching Staff

Felix Auger-Aliassime’s coaching staff consists of Guillaume Marx, Frédéric Fontang and Toni Nadal. Frédéric Fontang has been his primary coach since January 2017, while Toni Nadal has been guiding him since 2021.

Felix Auger-Aliassime Diet

Felix Auger Aliassime follows a healthy diet that features salads, according to an in-depth YouTube video by the ATP Tour. In a Q&A with Tennis Canada, he also revealed that Italian food is his favorite cuisine.

Felix Auger-Aliassime House

Felix Auger-Aliassime resides in the glitzy principality of Monaco. He moved there when he was 18 years old as he felt a base in Europe would be essential to ease the load of traveling while playing on the tennis tour. It is reported online that he lives in an apartment, although not much else is known about his house.


Felix Auger-Aliassime Car Collection

There is no information in the public domain about Felix Auger-Aliassime’s car collection.

FAQs

A. Felix Auger-Aliassime speaks two languages - English and French.

A. Felix Auger-Aliassime has won over $11.3 million in career prize money in both singles and doubles, as per the ATP Tour website.

A. No, Felix Auger-Aliassime is yet to win a grand slam title. His best result in a major came at the 2021 US Open, where he reached the semi-final. 

A. Felix Auger-Aliassime stands at 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) tall.

A. Felix Auger-Aliassime is 23 years old, as of September 2023. 

A. Yes, Felix Auger-Aliassime has won four singles and one doubles title so far. He has also won the Davis Cup for Canada.

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