Felix Auger Aliassime is a Canadian professional tennis player, currently ranked at World No. 18 in singles and World No. 36 in doubles. He has won four ATP singles titles and three ATP doubles titles, including the 2018 Rogers Cup with compatriot Denis Shapovalov.
He reached his career-high ranking in November 2017 when he became the youngest player ever to be ranked inside the top 20 of the ATP rankings at age 17 years, 10 months old (passing former teenage prodigy Rafael Nadal). At this time, he also achieved his best Grand Slam result by reaching the quarterfinals of both Wimbledon and the US Open.
Felix Auger Aliassime Early Life
He was born on August 8, 2000, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Haitian immigrants who fled Haiti’s Civil War at the time of his birth. His parents are both doctors and he has two younger sisters that are also aspiring pro tennis players. Felix started playing at age four when his dad took him to a local club for some birthday fun and he never stopped!
Felix Auger Aliassime Career
Felix Auger Aliassime is a tennis player from Montreal, Canada. He’s been playing since he was three years old and has had an illustrious career so far. A favorite on the ITF Junior Circuit from 2013 to 2016, Felix won four singles titles in 2014-2015 and reached a ranking of No. 2 in the world among juniors that year before turning pro early in January 2016 at age 17.
Felix made his ATP World Tour debut at the Brisbane International tournament in January 2017 as a wild card entry where he defeated former Australian Open champion, Lleyton Hewitt, before going on to reach two more finals later that season: In July 2017, he lost against top seed Dominic Thiem at the Istanbul Challenger while
Felix Auger Aliassime is not a typical teenager. He has a girlfriend, and he’s Canadian! But don’t be fooled by his average looks; Felix is one of the best tennis players in the world. And if that doesn’t convince you, how about this: he’s only 21 years old!
He’s got a great sense of humor and his favorite thing to do off the court hang out with his friends at home or on Skype where they talk about all sorts of things from science-fiction movies to sports games. His favorite food is pizza but he also likes tacos, sushi, steak fries, spaghetti bolognese, and chicken parmesan!