The Canadian tennis circuit can’t seem to get enough of 15-year-old, Felix Auger-Aliassime. The subject of sports headlines and even pro-player tweets, everyone has their eyes on the young rising star.
Inspiring to see what Félix Auger-Aliassime is doing at only 14 years old. He is going to be fun to follow.
— Milos Raonic (@milosraonic) July 24, 2015
Name: Félix Auger-Aliassime
Born: August 8, 2000
Current ranking: 746
Idols: Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, and Gael Monfils
Extracurriculars: Likes movies and playing piano
Career highlights: At the tender age of only 14, Auger-Aliassime became the youngest player in ATP Challenger Tour history to qualify for a main draw. He was also the first tennis player born in the 2000s to receive an Emirates ATP Ranking.
On-court strengths: He’s been noted to have a strong mental game, a killer drop-shot, and an incredible ability to cover every inch of the court. Watch him in action as he wins this point on a 43-stroke rally against the ATP tour’s No. 202, Darian King at this year’s Granby Challenger event: