De Minaur cruises through first round

A de Minaur d P Sousa 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 Teenage Australian flag-bearer Alex de Minaur is safely through to the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park. On a sweltering afternoon, de Minaur outclassed Portugal's Pedro Sousa in straight sets and less than two hours. Alex de Minaur easily won through to the second round.Credit:AAP This result was […]

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Kid rock: De Minaur beats the odds to break Sydney title drought

Teen tennis sensation Alex De Minaur became the first Australian man in six years to win the Sydney International after a straight sets victory over Italian veteran Andreas Seppi on Saturday night. De Minaur had to push through fatigue after rain on Friday had pushed back his semi-final against Gilles Simon to midday on Saturday. He took an ice bath, […]

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Barty, de Minaur lead Newcombe Medal hopes

Ashleigh Barty will have to beat the boys to join Samantha Stosur as just the second multiple-time winner of the Newcombe Medal. The 22-year-old Queenslander was nominated along with rising star Alex de Minaur, Roger Federer-slayer John Millman and six-time wheelchair grand slam champion Dylan Alcott for the highest individual award in Australian tennis. Building momentum: Ashleigh Barty.Credit:AP As the […]

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De Minaur through to Next Gen semis

Milan: Australian young gun Alex de Minaur has beaten Andrey Rublev to progress to the semi-finals of the Next Gen ATP Finals. Alex de Minaur continues to fire at the Next Gen finals.Credit:EPA The teenage Sydneysider broke the Russian world No.68 four times throughout the second-round encounter to score a comfortable 4-1, 3-4 (5-7), 4-1, 4-2 win at the annual […]

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De Minaur downed, Millman forced to retire at Paris Masters

Australian young gun Alex de Minaur has failed to convert two match points before losing a three-set marathon to Feliciano Lopez at the Paris Masters. Almost twice de Minaur's age, the seasoned Spaniard showed his mettle to fight back in the tiebreaker and triumph 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) in their first-round clash at the ATP Masters 1000 level event. […]

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Murray joins De Minaur in Shenzhen quarter-finals

Shenzhen: Briton Andy Murray has joined Australian ace Alex de Minaur in the Shenzen Open quarter-finals after both recorded impressive round of 16 victories. Humbled in the first set and down 4-2 in the second, the 19-year-old Australian came home with a head of steam to beat American Mackenzie McDonald 1-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-0 on Thursday. Alex De Minaur’s fighting […]

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No worries as De Minaur marches into US Open third round

Australian Alex de Minaur has made a fuss-free entry to the third round of the US Open in New York. The humble teenager could hardly have been more impressive in taking out highly rated young American Frances Tiafoe 6-4 6-0 5-7 6-2 to reach the  last 32 for the second successive grand slam. Serving notice: Australia’s Alex De Minaur is […]

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De Minaur through to first ATP Tour 500 final

Australia’s Alex de Minaur has survived four match points to beat fellow young gun Andrey Rublev and reach his first ATP Tour 500-level final in Washington DC. Alex de Minaur is through to his first ATP final. The 19-year-old Australian fought back from a set down against Russian 16th seed Rublev to prevail 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in a high-quality […]

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