|Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||June 5, 1999|
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is a Spanish professional tennis player who achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 24 on April 3, 2023.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
La Cala del Moral, Rincón de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain
Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina trained at Calaflores and then Serramar tennis courts with coach Manolo Rubiales.
Professional Tennis Player
- Father – Eduard Mark Davidovich (Former Boxer)
- Mother – Tatiana Fokina
- Siblings – Mark (Brother)
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
6 ft or 183 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has dated –
- Paloma Amatiste – He has been romantically involved with Paloma Amatiste.
Race / Ethnicity
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is of Swedish-Russian descent on his father’s side and has Russian Tatar roots on his maternal side.
Known for his drop shots
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Facts
- He grew up in La Cala del Moral, Rincón de la Victoria.
- He was 3 years old when he started playing tennis with his father and eventually started training when he was 5 years of age.
- Alejandro emerged as the Spanish Champion at U12, U15, and U18 levels.
- In 2016, he started his career as a professional tennis player. The same year, he won his first ITF Grade 1 in Canada at the Repentigny Internationaux de Tennis Junior as he defeated Félix Auger-Aliassime in the semifinal and Liam Caruana in the final.
- Partnered with French player Alexis Klégou, he won his first doubles title in a Futures tournament held in Nigeria in October 2016.
- Alejandro made his ATP debut as a junior at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell in April 2017. He went on to defeat Roberto Carballés Baena in three sets and lost in the second round of qualifying to Santiago Giraldo in three sets.
- In 2017, he reached the junior Roland Garros semifinals but was defeated by Alexei Popyrin in straight sets.
- As a finalist, he defeated Argentine Axel Geller and won the 2017 Wimbledon boys’ singles title.
- After defeating Roberto Ortega Olmedo, Alejandro won his first ITF Futures 15K title at Quinta do Lago in Portugal.
- In 2018, he received his first qualifying wildcard for ATP Masters 1000 at Madrid where he was defeated by Taylor Fritz.
- He defeated Alex de Minaur in the first round at the ATP Lisbon Challenger in May 2018. He eventually lost to Christian Harrison in the second round.
- He reached his first ATP Challenger final in Poland in September 2018, after defeating Rudolf Molleker in the semifinal and was then defeated by Guido Andreozzi in three sets in the final.
- Alejandro made it to the quarterfinals at the Liuzhou Challenger during his Asian tour. He also reached the semifinals at the Shenzhen Challenger in 2018.
- He started his 2019 season by playing in the first round of the Australian Open. He qualified by defeating Daniel Gimeno Traver.
- In 2019, he made it to the quarterfinals at the Chennai Challenger and reached the final at the Bangkok Challenger II, losing the latter to James Duckworth.
- At the 2019 French Open, he made it to the main draw of his first Grand Slam as a lucky loser.
- During the 2020 season, he reached the second round of a Grand Slam for the first time at the 2020 Australian Open. He defeated Norbert Gombos in a 5-set epic but lost to Diego Schwartzman.
- At the 2020 Chile Open in Santiago, Alejandro won his first ATP title in doubles as he partnered with Roberto Carballés Baena. The pair defeated 2nd seeded pair Marcelo Arévalo/Jonny O’Mara in the final.
- At the 2020 Paris Masters, he secured his first ATP Masters victory against 11th seed Karen Khachanov in 3 sets.
- He started his 2021 season in February by playing at the Quimper Challenger.
- In 2022, Alejandro defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the second round at the Monte Carlo Masters.
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