2021 US Open - Day 12

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: A Brief Biography

Felix Auger Aliassime About

Félix Auger-Aliassime is a Canadian professional tennis player. He is the second-youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), and has a career-high singles ranking of No. 6, which he achieved on 7 November 2022, making him the second-highest-ranked Canadian man in ATP rankings history, and the fourth-highest-ranked Canadian player in history. Auger-Aliassime had a successful junior career, reaching No. 2 in the world and winning the 2016 US Open boys' singles title. He also won the previous year's boys' doubles title at the 2015 US Open with compatriot Denis Shapovalov. He is the only player other than Novak Djokovic and John Isner to force Rafael Nadal into a five-set encounter at the French Open.

Best finish at each of the four Grand Slams:

Australian Open: QF (2021)

French Open: QF (2020,2022)

Wimbledon: 4R (2021)

US Open: QF (2017,2020,2022)

Style of play, strengths and weaknesses

Auger-Aliassime is an all-court tennis player. His favorite surface is clay. His favorite shot is the forehand, and his favorite tournament is the Rogers Cup, because it is played in his hometown of Montreal. Auger Aliassime also possesses a strong serve and moves well around the court. He is able to generate power easily off both wings, but is sometimes prone to unforced errors. Additionally, Felix plays with high intensity at each point, which can wear down his opponents during long matches.

Personal Life

Auger-Aliassime was born in Montreal and raised in L'Ancienne-Lorette, a suburb of Quebec City. His father Sam Aliassime is of African descent and emigrated from Togo, and his mother Marie Auger is of French-Canadian descent. He has an older sister Malika who also plays tennis. He started playing tennis at 4 and trained at the Club Avantage as a member of the Académie de Tennis Hérisset-Bordeleau in Quebec City. In 2012, he won the Open Super Auray in the age 11 to 12 category. He has been a member of Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montreal since the fall of 2014.

Social Media Handle

Instagram: @felixaliassime

Twitter: @felixtennis

Felix Auger Aliassime News

"I feel sorry for him" - Fabio Fognini wishes Felix Auger-Aliassime well after Canadian's heartbreaking injury-hit loss
"How do you go from pushing Nadal to 5 sets to this?" - Tennis world in disbelief after Felix Auger-Aliassime falls to shock 1R exit at Roland Garros
Felix Auger-Aliassime launching his own logo irks tennis writer
Felix Auger-Aliassime launching his own logo irks tennis writer
Felix Auger-Aliassime unveils his new logo ahead of the 2023 French Open 
Felix Auger-Aliassime unveils his new logo ahead of the 2023 French Open 
Last Modified May 29, 2023 21:25 IST