Alexandra Eala was born on May 23,2005 and is a Filipino tennis player.
22 Facts About Alex Eala
Alex Eala has a career-high singles ranking by the Women's Tennis Association of 214, achieved on October 31,2022.
Alex Eala is the highest-ranked Filipino female singles player in WTA Tour history, surpassing Maricris Gentz, who peaked at No 284 on October 18,1999.
Alex Eala won her first junior singles title at the 2022 US Open, making her the first Filipino player to win a junior Grand Slam singles title.
Alex Eala's mother Rosemarie "Rizza" Maniego-Eala is a 1985 Southeast Asian Games bronze medalist in the 100-meter backstroke and currently serves as the chief financial officer of Globe Telecom.
Alex Eala is the niece of Philippine Sports Commission chairperson and former Philippine Basketball Association commissioner Noli Eala.
Alex Eala has been a student of the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Manacor, since she was 12 years old.
At the age of 12, Alex Eala won the 2018 Les Petit As 14-and-under tournament, beating Linda Noskova in the finals.
Alex Eala made her junior Grand Slam debut at the 2019 US Open.
Alex Eala was named the 2019 Milo Junior Athlete of the Year.
Alex Eala won the 2020 Australian girls' doubles event, partnering Priska Madelyn Nugroho.
Alex Eala peaked in the junior rankings at No 2, after reaching the semifinals at the 2020 French Open girls' singles competition.
Alex Eala paid tribute to her roots on Independence Day following another major triumph, this time on the clay court in Paris.
On September 11,2022, Alex Eala became the first Filipino to win a junior Grand Slam singles championship and the only Filipino with multiple junior Grand Slam titles.
Alex Eala defeated the No 2 seed, Lucie Havlickova of the Czech Republic, in the girls' singles final of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
Alex Eala made her debut on the ITF Women's Circuit on March 4,2020, as she played in the $15k event at Monastir, Tunisia where she won her first professional match.
Alex Eala leaped to the top 1000 in the WTA rankings, after winning the title at the first leg of the $15k Manacor event in Spain in January 2021.
Alex Eala received a wildcard into the qualifying draw of the Miami Open where she lost to Viktoria Kuzmova in a three-set battle in the first round.
Alex Eala made her first ITF doubles final at the $25k Platja d'Aro in Spain, playing with Oksana Selekhmeteva.
Alex Eala received a wildcard for her Masters 1000 debut in Miami.
Alex Eala lost to Madison Brengle in the first round in straight sets.
Alex Eala made her debut in the qualifying draw of the Australian Open; she lost her first match to Misaki Doi in a tight three-setter.