Felix Auger-Aliassime is a professional tennis player who competes under the Canadian flag. He is of Togolese, French and Canadian descent.
Auger-Aliassime is right-handed. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Togolese father Sam Aliassime and French-Canadian mother Marie Auger.
- His older sister Malika Auger-Aliassime is also a tennis player.
- He is 6’4″ tall.
- In 2004, he started playing tennis.
- In 2012, he won the Open Super Auray in the category for players aged 11 to 12.
- In 2014, he joined Tennis Canada‘s National Training Centre in Montreal.
- In February 2015, he won his first International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior singles title at the G3 in Querétaro, Mexico. In October 2015, he, Denis Shapovalov and Benjamin Sigouin won Canada’s first Junior Davis Cup title.
- As a junior tennis player, he had 79 wins and 19 losses. In 2017, he made his professional tennis debut.
- He reached the first round at 2018 US Open.
- He reached the first round at 2019 US Open and the third round at 2019 Wimbledon Championships.
- He reached the first round at the 2020 Australian Open and the 2020 French Open and the fourth round at the 2020 US Open.
- She reached the first round at 2021 French Open and the fourth round at the 2021 Australian Open. He was a 2021 Wimbledon Championships quarterfinalist.
- He was 21 years old when he made it to the 2021 US Open.