Felix Auger-Aliassime is a professional men’s tennis player from Canada. Right-handed prodigy was born on 8th August 2000 in Montreal, the largest city in Canada’s Quebec province. He reached a career-high ranking of World No.17 on 14th October 2019.
Who Are Felix Auger-Aliassime Parents? Where Are Felix Auger-Aliassime Parents from?
Felix’s father’s name is Sam Aliassime. He is a tennis coach and originally from Togo, a West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea. His mother, Marie Auger, is a Canadian. Auger has an older sister Malika, who also plays tennis.
Felix Auger-Aliassime’s Junior Career
Felix began playing tennis at the age of five with his father. According to the ITF records, Canadian competed in the junior circuit from August 2014 to October 2016. During that period, he captured five singles titles, including the 2016 US Open junior tennis championship. Earlier, Auger reached the finals at the 2016 French Open.
In doubles events, Felix managed to claim the title at the 2015 US Open and attain the championship match at the 2016 Wimbledon and 2016 US Open.
Felix Auger-Aliassime’s ATP Career
Canadian turned into a professional career in 2017. Auger made his ATP Tour main draw debut at the 2018 Rotterdam Open as a wild card entrant. Since then, Felix has managed to enter singles finals: 2019 – Lyon Open, Stuttgart Open and Rio Open. 2020 – Rotterdam, Open 13 Provence, Bett1 Hulks Indoors in Cologne. 2021 – Murray River Open and Stuttgart Open.
In the doubles category, Auger won his maiden title at the 2020 Paris Masters with Polish Hubert Hurkacz.
Who Is Felix Auger-Aliassime Coach?
Canadian has three coaches in his team: former French professionals Guillaume Marx and Frederic Fontang. Rafael Nadal’s uncle and former coach, Toni Nadal.
Exciting Facts About Felix Auger-Aliassime
Auger-Aliassime is 6 feet and 4 inches(193 cm) tall. He speaks English and French, and his favourite athlete is Usain Bolt. His favourite sports other than tennis are Soccer and Ice Hockey.
Felix’s favourite sports team is Montreal Canadiens(NHL), and his cuisine is Italian. Furthermore, he loves playing Piano and dancing in his spare time. In addition to this, His dream opponent in tennis is Yannick Noah.
Interestingly, he shares his birthday with none other than Swiss Maestro Roger Federer(8th August).
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