Alexandr Dolgopolov

by John Max 20 Aug,2017
Alexandr Dolgopolov

Alexandr Dolgopolov, also known as Oleksandr Dolgopolov Jr. is a Ukrainian retired, tennis player. He is the top-ranked male player of Ukraine. After reaching the Australian Open quarterfinal, in January 2012 he achieved his career's highest ranking of world No 13. He started his professional career in 2006 and retired in 2021. 

Early life

Alexandr Dolgopolov was born on November 7, 1988, in Kiev, Ukraine. He is the only son of Oleksandr Dolgopolov Sr. and Elena Devetyarova. His father was also a professional tennis player who played for the Soviet team. And his mother was a gymnast.

Dolgopolov started playing tennis at the age of 3. Moreover, he met some famous players like  Andre Agassi, and Boris Becke during his tour with his parents.

Professional career

During his junior career, he reached the world no 25 ranking after reaching the quarterfinals of French Open. In September 2006, Alexandr made his first  ATP Tour at  BCR Open Romania. Moreover, he also participated in Davis Cup.

Until 2009 he participated in any tournaments but failed to get a victory in even a single tournament. In 2010, he played the 2010 Brisbane International as well as Australian Open but he lost both the tournaments. Moreover, he also qualified for the 2010 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters and the 2010 Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open but he got defeated in the first match.

The Same result continued in his 2010 Wimbledon Championships. However, he reached the third round of French Open. In 2011, for the first time, he reached the ATP final at 2011 Brazil Open. But he wasn't able to get a victory in the finals. Furthermore, he also reached his first double ATP final with his partner Xavier Malisse but lost the match with Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka. During his game at 2011 US Open, he got defeated with the world no. 1 Novak Djokovic in the fourth round.

Similarly, in 2012, he won his first  ATP 500 at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C in Croatia Open. In 2013, he just reached the quarterfinals in three tournaments. Although he reached the 2014 Rio Open, he wasn't able to get the victory. Alexandr didn't win even a single title in 2015 and 2016 although he participated in most of the tournaments.

Personal life

Dolgopolov hasn't married yet but is dating his girlfriend Masha Fokina. Masha, a granddaughter of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Witold Fokine is a singer. This couple is dating each other since a long time. Alexandr and his girlfriend Masha Fokina

 Although they are in a relationship for a long time, they haven't said anything about their plans of getting married. Moreover, there are no rumors of his other relationship and breakup with his girlfriend. Hope these couples get married soon.

Dolgopolov is now 28 years old. He is 1.83 m tall and his weight is 73 kg. He belongs to the Ukrainian nationality and falls under the white ethnic group. His birth sign is Scorpio.

Net worth and other facts

Dolgopolov is one of the famous players with a good net worth. According to recent data, his current net worth is $6 million. Overall. he has won $7,125,771 as prize money throughout his career.

Besides this, he has paid $6,364  as a fine in his career. His yearly earnings is around $1 million. He also owns a Nissan GTR car. It costs around $144,823. He painted the picture of a dog in his car.

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