58 Facts About Felix Auger-Aliassime


Felix Auger-Aliassime is a Canadian professional tennis player.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime is the second-youngest player ranked in the top 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals, and has a career-high singles ranking of No 8, which he achieved on 21 August 2022, and doubles ranking of No 60, attained on 1 November 2021.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime has two singles titles and one doubles title on the ATP Tour.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime is the second-youngest to win multiple Challenger titles at 17 years and one month, and the youngest player to defend a Challenger title at 17 years and ten months.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime had a successful junior career, reaching No 2 in the world and winning the 2016 US Open boys' singles title.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime won the previous year's boys' doubles title at the 2015 US Open with compatriot Denis Shapovalov.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime reached three ATP finals in 2019, another three in 2020, and two finals in 2021, a total of eight consecutive runners-up out of eight ATP finals as well as the semifinals at the 2021 US Open.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime is the only player other than Novak Djokovic and John Isner to force Rafael Nadal into a five-set encounter at the French Open.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime was born in Montreal and raised in L'Ancienne-Lorette, a suburb of Quebec City.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime started playing tennis at 4 and trained at the Club Avantage as a member of the Academie de Tennis Herisset-Bordeleau in Quebec City.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime has been a member of Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montreal since the fall of 2014.

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In February 2015, Felix Auger-Aliassime won his first ITF junior singles title at the G3 in Queretaro.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime reached the doubles final as well, with fellow Canadian Benjamin Sigouin.

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In March 2015 at the Challenger Banque Nationale de Drummondville, Felix Auger-Aliassime became the youngest player in history to qualify for an ATP Challenger main draw at 14-and-a-half years old.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated compatriot Jack Mingjie Lin, former world No 67 Chris Guccione and world No 433 Fritz Wolmarans to do so.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime won his opening round in straight sets over world No 493 Andrew Whittington, becoming the youngest player to win a main-draw ATP Challenger match.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime was stopped by world No 145 Yoshihito Nishioka in three sets in the quarterfinals.

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In June at the Open de Lyon, Felix Auger-Aliassime captured his maiden ATP Challenger, becoming the first 16-year-old to win a Challenger singles title since Bernard Tomic in 2009 at the Maccabi Men's Challenger and the seventh-youngest in history.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime made his debut in an ATP main draw at the Rotterdam Open, losing in three sets to world No 38, Filip Krajinovic, in the first round.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime faced fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the first round, defeating him in straight sets to win his first tour level match.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime was defeated in the next round by another compatriot, Milos Raonic.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime earned a spot through three qualifying matches to reach the main draw of the US Open.

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At age 18, Felix Auger-Aliassime became the youngest-ever ATP 500 finalist with his win over Pablo Cuevas to reach the Rio Open title match.

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At his next tournament in Sao Paulo, Felix Auger-Aliassime lost to Ðere again - this time in the quarterfinals.

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At the Miami Open, Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in the fourth round and Borna Coric in the quarterfinals to become the youngest semifinalist in the tournament's history.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime made it to the second round where he was defeated by Rafael Nadal in straight sets.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime was then defeated by Benoit Paire in straight sets.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime received a walkover into the final when Milos Raonic withdrew.

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At Queen's Club, Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios, both matches were played on the same day as the tournament program was delayed by rain earlier during the week.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime lost in the semifinals to eventual champion Feliciano Lopez.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime was seeded 15th at the 2020 US Open and advanced to the fourth round after defeating Thiago Monteiro, Andy Murray, and Corentin Moutet in the first three rounds.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime then lost in straight sets to the second seed and eventual champion Dominic Thiem.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime then participated in the rescheduled French Open, where he fell to Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime claimed the doubles title at the Paris Masters with partner Hubert Hurkacz, saving five championship points in his first doubles final.

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At the 2021 Australian Open, Felix Auger-Aliassime lost in the fourth round to Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev, despite being 2 sets to love up.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime lost his eighth final at the 2021 Stuttgart Open final to Marin Cilic.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime then defeated qualifier Marcos Giron in the quarterfinals but lost to the eventual champion Ugo Humbert.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime became the fifth Canadian man to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals after 10th seed Denis Shapovalov did so in the same tournament.

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At the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Felix Auger-Aliassime was set to play defending gold medalist Andy Murray in the first round.

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However, Murray withdrew from singles due to a calf injury, and Felix Auger-Aliassime was upset by his replacement, 190th ranked Australian Max Purcell.

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At the 2021 Citi Open, seeded 2nd, Felix Auger-Aliassime was upset by 130th ranked American wild card Jenson Brooksby in the third round.

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At the US Open, Felix Auger-Aliassime reached his maiden Major semifinals following wins over 18th-seed Roberto Bautista Agut, Frances Tiafoe, and Carlos Alcaraz.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime reached the semifinals at the 2021 Stockholm Open where he lost to defending champion fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime started his 2022 season at the ATP Cup, in which he was part of the winning team.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime played for Canada along with teammate Denis Shapovalov where they defeated Roberto Bautista Agut and Pablo Carreno Busta, who played for Spain, in the final.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime subsequently entered the Australian Open seeded ninth, where he beat Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round in five sets, despite receiving a bagel in the second set.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the second round, and defeated 24th seed Dan Evans in the third.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated 27th seed Marin Cilic in the fourth round, before losing to number two seed Daniil Medvedev in five sets in the quarterfinals.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime entered the 2022 Open 13 Provence and again reached the finals after straight set wins against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Ilya Ivashka, and Roman Safiullin, but lost to Andrey Rublev in straight sets.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime withdrew from the 2022 Dubai Tennis Championships with a back injury.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime entered the 2022 Indian Wells Masters seeded ninth, and lost to Botic van de Zandschulp in the second round.

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At the French Open, Felix Auger-Aliassime won his first match at this tournament and came back from two sets to love down for the first time in his career to beat Juan Pablo Varillas in the first round.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime then beat another qualifier, Camilo Ugo Carabelli, and Filip Krajinovic in straight sets to set up a fourth round encounter with Rafael Nadal.

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At the 2022 National Bank Open, Felix Auger-Aliassime lost in the quarterfinals to Casper Ruud after defeating Cameron Norrie in the third round.

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At the Cincinnati Masters, Felix Auger-Aliassime reached his fourth back-to-back quarterfinal at a Masters 1000 level in the season defeating Jannik Sinner after saving two match points.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime's favorite shot is the forehand, and his favorite tournament is the Rogers Cup, because it is played in his hometown of Montreal.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime is able to generate power easily off both wings, but is sometimes prone to unforced errors.

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Additionally, Felix Auger-Aliassime plays with high intensity at each point, which can wear down his opponents during long matches.

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