Alexei Popyrin is an Australian tennis player who was born on August 5, 1999, in Sydney, Australia. He is known for his powerful serve, aggressive groundstrokes, and his ability to compete on all surfaces. Popyrin turned professional in 2017 and has since made a name for himself on the ATP tour. Popyrin's breakthrough year was in 2019 when he won his first ATP title at the Open 13 Provence in Marseille. He defeated some top players on the way to the title, including Benoit Paire and Karen Khachanov. In 2021, he reached the fourth round of the Australian Open, where he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets. Popyrin is known for his aggressive playing style and his ability to hit winners from all over the court. He is also an excellent athlete with good footwork and movement, which allows him to get to the ball quickly and set up for his powerful groundstrokes. With his powerful serve and aggressive game, Popyrin is considered one of the rising stars of Australian tennis.