One of the matches was against Chris Guccione, a 29-year-old Australian – once ranked No. Language: English © Copyright 2020 The Globe and Mail Inc. All rights reserved. With the points earned, Auger-Aliassime made once again history as the first player born in the 2000s to have an ATP ranking. By age 9, Tennis Canada had him in its National Junior Training Program in Montreal – a part-time program for promising youngsters. He remained really mentally strong the whole time, and it was big for him to finish like that.". 493 Andrew Whittington, becoming the youngest player to win a main draw ATP Challenger match. I knew my level was there to win a tournament like this. 5:00. [27] The next week, he advanced to the semifinals of the ATP Challenger 75K in Drummondville with a win over world No. [26] In March, he won the title in Sherbrooke over Gleb Sakharov, his second ITF Futures. "I'll think about it with my coaches and my team," said Auger-Aliassime. Start Time 10:00 (UK time), Tue, 11th February 2020. Stay updated with top tennis stories, match highlights, detailed analysis and much more. [15] In July 2016 at Wimbledon, Auger-Aliassime advanced to the quarterfinals in singles and to the final in doubles with Denis Shapovalov. The 16-year-old became just the fourth Canadian ever, and the youngest, to win a junior Grand Slam singles title when he was crowned the boys champion on Sunday in New York, beating Serbian 17-year-old Miomir Kecmanovic in the final 6-3, 6-0. This channel was generated automatically by YouTube's video discovery system. 433 Fritz Wolmarans to do so. [8], In February 2015, Auger-Aliassime won his first ITF junior singles title at the G3 in Querétaro. Born in 2000 to a Quebecois mother, Marie Auger, and Togolese father, Sam Aliassime, he was introduced to the game by his dad, a tennis coach, when he was just four, alongside his older sister Malika. Welcome to The Globe and Mail’s comment community. 3:40. 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In the first round he has defeated Lucas Pouille (6–4, 6–3) and in the second round he was defeated by Daniil Medvedev (3–6, 6–4, 7–6). Who is Roger Federer’s Wife Mirka Federer? [34] In April, Auger-Aliassime was awarded a wildcard for the Monte-Carlo Masters where he lost his opener in three sets to world No. He was defeated in the next round by another compatriot Milos Raonic. Open Sud de France 2020: Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Pierre-Hugues Herbert, preview and prediction 228 d ago ATP Open Sud de France 2020: Day 4, Schedule, Preview, Prediction and Order of Play Auger-Aliassime has a 2–10 (.167) record against players who were ranked in the top 10 at the time the match was played. He defeated compatriot Jack Mingjie Lin, former world No. For help regarding a gambling addiction, or more information on the subject, please visit: [19] In the next round, he scored an upset over world No. 17 on October 14, 2019 and a career high ITF junior ranking of No. 574 Jean-Yves Aubone. Here at, we understand that gambling can become an addiction that can cause great harm if not controlled. [14] At the junior event of the French Open in June 2016, he reached his first Grand Slam singles final where he was defeated by Geoffrey Blancaneaux in three sets, despite holding a championship point. July 24, 2015. [35] In June at the ATP Challenger in Lyon, he successfully defended his title with a victory over Johan Tatlot in the final and became the youngest player in history to defend an ATP Challenger title. His father Sam Aliassime is from Togo and his mother Marie Auger from the province of Quebec. In 2012, he won the Open Super 12 in Auray, France, an event for world-class players aged 12 and under – one where Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray also won as kids. 8) and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (No. Maybe last time, when I won the first set, I thought it was done. 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[33] In March at Indian Wells, he qualified for his first ATP Masters 1000 main draw. Event This tennis match features Felix Auger Aliassime playing against Jan-Lennard Struff (ATP Rotterdam). At the Lyon Open, he worked his way into his second ATP final, by beating John Millman, Steve Johnson, and Nikoloz Basilashvili, the number 1 seed. Guccione stood 6-foot-8 and fired massive serves at the boy, but Auger-Aliassime won 0-6, 6-3, 6-4. Lundi, Auger-Aliassime a vaincu Luca Vanni, également de l’Italie, 4-6, 6-4 et 6-1. [20] He was stopped by world No. Scroll down for our fixed odds betting tip. Looking for Felix Auger Aliassime vs Jan-Lennard Struff free predictions? US Open: W (2015), In March 2015 at the Challenger Banque Nationale de Drummondville, Auger-Aliassime became the youngest player in history to qualify for an ATP Challenger main draw at 14-and-a-half-year-old. We respectfully remind you that you should only ever bet with an amount of money that you can afford to lose. He reached a career high ATP singles ranking of No. As a junior, he compiled a singles win/loss record of 79–19. He reached the doubles final as well with fellow Canadian Benjamin Sigouin.[17]. [46], Felix is an all-court tennis player. 67 in the world – who was veteran of nine Davis Cup ties. His favourite surface is clay. "You tell yourself 'it's okay,' but it's hard to forget what happened in Paris, and he had dropped his confidence and his game was struggling all summer," said Marx. Auger-Aliassime's match record against those who have been ranked in the top 10, with those who have been No. [6] In 2012, he won the Open Super Auray in the age 11 to 12 category. Felix Auger-Aliassime vs Andrey Rublev Highlights - Croatian Open 2018 (FHD 1080p 60 fps) - Duration: 11:01. But the disappointment that would come from the Junior French Open final a few months later seemed to put Auger-Aliassime off his game. Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter . SR=strike rate (events won/competed). Félix Auger-Aliassime (French pronunciation: [feliks oʒe aljasim]; born August 8, 2000) is a Canadian professional tennis player. At the Indian Wells Masters, he achieved his first victory against a top 10 player, defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas (who was No. Goran Ivanisevic – “Novak Djokovic is The Most Complete Player From Big Three”, David Haggerty Re-elected as the President of ITF, Aryna Sabalenka Defends Her Title at Wuhan Open 2019 By Defeating Alison Riske in The Finals, Petra Kvitova Wants Laver Cup To Be Implemented on The WTA Tour, WATCH: Stefanos Tsitsipas Explains the Laver Cup Alcohol Theatrics to His Parents, Fabio Fognini to Split With Coach After Three Years. 2 on June 6, 2016. Click here to subscribe. French Open: 2R (2016) He was then defeated by Benoit Paire in straight sets. [21] After his run to the quarterfinals, Auger-Aliassime became the youngest player ever to break the top 800 on the ATP rankings at No. [5] He has an older sister Malika who also plays tennis. "I know Félix likes Jo and Gaël, and I see some similarities with them in his game when Felix is playing," said Borfiga. Three months later, there was only jubilation from the Montrealer at the U.S. Open. 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Read our, I'm a print subscriber, link to my account, Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language. If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please forward it to The 6-foot-1, 155-pound teen is currently ranked No. This time, he was falling to the ground in celebration after finally being declared a junior Grand Slam champion. [25], In January, Auger-Aliassime reached the final of the ITF Futures in Plantation, but lost to Roberto Cid Subervi in three sets. [40] At his next tournament in São Paulo, Auger-Aliassime lost to Đere again - this time in the quarterfinals. He's been at the full-time national training centre program at Uniprix Stadium since 2014. Madrid 2012 Finale - Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych - … "But I think Felix at 16 is better than Jo or Gael was at that age.". He received a wildcard to play in the 2019 Mutua Madrid Open. Some information in it may no longer be current. June 5, 2016. Last time, it was a question of bad luck. Auger-Aliassime showed promise early. 749. This time, I had to keep being me, play my game aggressive. In the Mercedes Cup he made it to his third final, by defeating experienced players like Ernests Gulbis, Gilles Simon, and Dustin Brown. Félix Auger-Aliassime (French pronunciation: ​[feliks oʒe aljasim];[4] born August 8, 2000) is a Canadian professional tennis player. He, however, was forced to withdraw before playing his first-round match due to an abdominal strain. The stands were mostly quiet on this occasion, as most fans were across the grounds watching Stan Wawrinka upset Novak Djokovic in the senior men's final. [22], In May 2016, he reached his first professional singles final at the ITF 10K in Lleida, falling to Ramkumar Ramanathan. Full details can be found on our. [9] A week later, he won his second straight ITF junior singles title and first doubles title at the G4 in Zapopan. He started playing tennis at 4 and trained at the Club Avantage as a member of the Académie de Tennis Hérisset-Bordeleau in Quebec City. Then in the Round of 16, he lost in straight sets to the second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria. 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Tennis Canada 2,684 views. He heads to Budapest later this month to play again for Canada's Junior Davis Cup team. [43] In quarterfinals, he recorded his second win against Stefanos Tsitsipas. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended. 2 in the ITF Boys Rankings and No. [13] In December 2015 at the Eddie Herr International Tennis Championship, he won his second G1 singles title after defeating Alex De Minaur in the final. [39] In the final, he lost to Laslo Đere in straight sets. 205 Darian King in straight sets. The Montreal teen has been grabbing tennis fans' attention for years already. [38], At age 18, Auger-Aliassime became the youngest-ever ATP 500 finalist with his win over Pablo Cuevas (6–3, 3–6, 6–3) to reach the Rio Open title match. 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Auger-Aliassime made the final of the Junior French Open in June. "It was tough for me in the following weeks and months, that I was a point away from being a junior Grand Slam champion. "It was obviously really heartbreaking and I had nightmares about [the loss at Roland Garros], so going through here, I was really motivated," Auger-Aliassime said on a conference call from New York. In October that year, he was part of the three-man team – along with Benjamin Sigouin and Denis Shapovalov – to win Canada's first junior Davis Cup title. He plans to play events on the ITF Futures and ATP Challenger Tours, but isn't sure if he will play any more junior competitions. He reached a career high ATP singles ranking of No. The speedy, athletic, hard-hitting youngster has been knocking on the door of a Junior Slam title for a while, but he needed to let go of what happened a few months ago in Paris. In the semifinals, he lost to defending champion and eventual runner-up John Isner in two tight sets, despite leading by a break in both sets.[42]. 351 King Street East, Suite 1600, Toronto, ON Canada, M5A 0N1, Just $1.99 per week for the first 24 weeks, var select={root:".js-sub-pencil",control:".js-sub-pencil-control",open:"o-sub-pencil--open",closed:"o-sub-pencil--closed"},dom={},allowExpand=!0;function pencilInit(o){var e=arguments.length>1&&void 0!==arguments[1]&&arguments[1];select.root=o,dom.root=document.querySelector(select.root),dom.root&&(dom.control=document.querySelector(select.control),dom.control.addEventListener("click",onToggleClicked),setPanelState(e),window.addEventListener("scroll",onWindowScroll),dom.root.removeAttribute("hidden"))}function isPanelOpen(){return dom.root.classList.contains(}function setPanelState(o){dom.root.classList[o?"add":"remove"](,dom.root.classList[o? [10] In late August 2015, he won his first junior G1 title with a victory over compatriot Denis Shapovalov in College Park. The Canadian's crushing disappointment after the loss was so heart-wrenching that it compelled a special spectator to jump down and console him: Yannick Noah, the French Davis Cup captain, former top-10 player and winner of the 1983 French Open. Félix Auger-Aliassime discute de son émouvant US Open et ses accomplissements de la saison 2018 - Duration: 3:40. Tennis TV 141,939 views. [28] In June at the Open Sopra Steria de Lyon, 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. He struggled to collect wins on the Challenger Tour, and couldn't make it out of qualifying at Toronto's Rogers Cup. After beating Corentin Moutet in four sets, he was stopped by Ugo Humbert in the third round. Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime loses in French Open boys final. At Wimbledon he entered as the 19th seed and earned his first victory as a pro in the Slams, by defeating compatriot Vasek Pospisil. 38 Filip Krajinović in the first round. [11] At the US Open in September 2015, his first junior Grand Slam, he reached the second round in singles and won the doubles title with fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov. He faced fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the first round, defeating him in straight sets to win his first tour level match. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to, To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. 2 on June 6, 2016. 729 on the ATP Tour. We aim to create a safe and valuable space for discussion and debate. 1 in boldface. He then retired in the first round (5–7, 7–5, 4–1, ret.) 10 in the ATP Rankings at that time) in straight sets in the second round. 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[36][37] In August, Auger-Aliassime received a wild card to compete in the main draw of the 2018 Rogers Cup. 12). Wimbledon: F (2016)