38 Facts About Alex Bolt

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Alex Bolt was born on 5 January 1993 and is an inactive Australian professional tennis player.

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Alex Bolt's career-high ranking is World No 125 in singles and World No 81 in doubles by the Association of Tennis Professionals.

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Alex Bolt began playing tennis at the age of seven and spent time playing Australian rules football and basketball throughout his youth.

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4.

Alex Bolt is an avid supporter of the Port Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League.

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5.

Alex Bolt began his tennis career in Murray Bridge competing in the Murray Bridge Lawn Tennis Association.

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6.

Alex Bolt made his ITF debut in October 2010 at the Australia F8, where he made the second round.

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Alex Bolt lost in the first round of qualifying for the 2012 Brisbane International to countryman, Luke Saville.

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Alex Bolt spent the rest of 2012 competing on the Futures Circuit and reached his first final and winning the Australian F7 in Happy Valley, South Australia; this was his first career title.

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Alex Bolt entered the qualifying rounds of Sydney International, where he made the second round, before losing to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

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10.

Alex Bolt lost in the first round of qualifying in the 2013 French Open to James Duckworth.

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11.

Alex Bolt was given wild card's into both the 2014 Brisbane International and 2014 Australian Open qualifying, but lost in round 1 in both.

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12.

At Wimbledon, Alex Bolt fell just short of making his grand slam debut, losing in the final round of qualifying to Russian Konstantin Kravchuk in four sets.

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13.

Alex Bolt commenced 2015 at the Onkaparinga Challenger where he lost in the semi finals to Ryan Harrison.

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14.

Alex Bolt missed the 2015 Australian Open singles, but played in the doubles, reaching the third round.

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15.

Alex Bolt lost in straight sets to Robin Haase in the 1st round.

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16.

Alex Bolt lost in the first round of qualifying for the French Open to Bjorn Fratangelo, before turning to grass, where he completed in and qualified for three challenger events in a row, at Manchester, Surbiton and Ilkley.

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17.

Alex Bolt commenced 2016 at the Onkaparinga Challenger when he made the quarter final.

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18.

Alex Bolt lost in the first round of qualifying for the 2016 Australian Open.

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19.

Alex Bolt returned from a 9-month hiatus in January 2017 to qualify for the Happy Valley Challenger.

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20.

In Doubles, Alex Bolt paired with Bradley Mousley where he reached the quarter finals for the second time.

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21.

Alex Bolt reached the quarterfinals of both the Burnie International and Launceston International, but reached the finals in the Launceston doubles with Andrew Whittington.

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22.

In December, Alex Bolt competed in the Australian Wildcard Playoff for a spot in the 2018 Australian Open.

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23.

Alex Bolt received a wildcard into the main draw of the doubles with partner Bradley Mousley, who he made the quarter finals with in 2017.

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24.

Alex Bolt finished the year with a singles ranking of 192, an improvement of almost 400 places from the end of 2016.

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25.

Alex Bolt had a handy year on the doubles circuit, making five Challenger finals with three victories to finish the season ranked 86, a career high doubles ranking.

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26.

Alex Bolt started the season in his home state of South Australia at the inaugural Playford Challenger event, where he lost to Jason Kubler.

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27.

Alex Bolt received a wildcard into the 2018 Sydney International in both singles and doubles, partnering compatriot Jordan Thompson.

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28.

At the Australian Open Alex Bolt lost to Viktor Troicki as a wildcard in the first round in 5 sets.

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29.

Alex Bolt partnered Brad Mousley for doubles and lost in round 1 in 3 sets.

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30.

Alex Bolt partnered 2002 Men's singles Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt in doubles after the pair received a wildcard.

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31.

Alex Bolt received a wildcard into the Brisbane International but lost in round 1.

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32.

Alex Bolt received a wildcard in the Australian Open where he defeated Jack Sock in four sets for his first Grand Slam win.

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33.

In January 2020, Alex Bolt reached the quarter final of the 2020 Adelaide International as a wildcard.

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34.

Alex Bolt was awarded a wildcard into the 2020 Australian Open and played Albert Ramos Vinolas in round 1, winning in five sets, before losing in the second round in 5 sets to eventual finalist, Dominic Thiem.

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35.

Alex Bolt was awarded a fourth wildcard in a row for the Australian Open main draw where he lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the second round.

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36.

In June, Alex Bolt won the 2021 Nottingham Trophy Challenger as a qualifier defeating Kamil Majchrzak.

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37.

In July 2021, Alex Bolt reached his second ATP Tour singles quarterfinal at Los Cabos.

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38.

Alex Bolt was awarded, for a fifth consecutive year, a wildcard into the 2022 Australian Open.

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