What tennis racquet does Alex de Minaur use? Know about his tennis gear here

Alex de Minaur has won 5 titles in men’s singles competition and also won 1 doubles title. Read about the tennis racquet he uses here.

Alex de Minaur in a file photo. (Twitter: @AustralianOpen)

Alex de Minaur is one of the stand-out young players currently on the ATP tour. The 22-year-old represents Australia on the international stage but has Uruguayan and Spanish heritage.

His father Anibal is from Uruguay and his mother Esther is from Spain. His parents met in Sydney, when Esther came to work as a waitress in Anibal’s restaurant. As a result, De Minaur was born in the city of Sydney but has dual Australian and Spanish citizenship.

He started playing tennis aged 3 in the Sydney Private Tennis Academy at the Parkside Tennis Courts in Kogarah Bay. His first coach was Kerry Dock before Cindy Dock took over the role of teaching him the ropes in the game.

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He’s also been mentored by Aussie great Lleyton Hewitt, although they’ve never worked together in an official capacity.

And after some success in the junior ranks – he won the 2016 Australian Open junior boys doubles title alongside Blake Ellis – he turned pro in 2015.

Grand Slam success has thus far eluded De Minaur. However, he’s won 5 titles in men’s singles competition and also won 1 doubles title.

His best Grand Slam showing up until now has been in the 2020 US Open. There, De Minaur made it to the quarterfinals – the first time he’d made the last eight in a Slam.

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His high profile life as a tennis star means there’s plenty of interest in his personal life. This, of course, also includes the kind of equipment he uses to play the sport.

Here we are going to analyse the most important tool a tennis player uses on court – a racquet.

Alex de Minaur racquet

De Minaur currently play using the Wilson Blade 98 countervail with 16 × 19 string patterns. The grip of his racquet is the Wilson Pro Overgrip and he strings the racquet with Luxilon 4g Rough 125.

Of course, like almost all pros, he would use a racquet that is customised to his game. However, the specifics of what exactly he’s done with his racquet are not known.

Below we shall look at the specs of the stock version of the racquet that De Minaur uses.

Racquet specs

Head size99 square inches
Length27 inches
Strung weight317 grams
Tension50-60 pounds
Balance2 Points Head Light
Beam width20.6 mm
String pattern16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Swing weight331 grams

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