PLAYER PROFILE

Matthew Barton

243
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born16 December 1991
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesCollaroy, New South Wales
  • Height191 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Southwood
“It's obviously been a great experience. It's a dream come true, and to win a match first round was great.”

— Matthew Barton, 2 Jul 2016

» Isner serves Barton out of Wimbledon

On court

  • Started playing tennis aged four.
  • Reached the final of the ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles events in Mildura and Bendigo in 2011.
  • Claimed his maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit title in Alice Springs in 2012, defeating fellow Australian Samuel Groth in the final.
  • Reached the final of the ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles event in Margaret River in 2012.
  • Broke into the World’s Top 500 in 2012.
  • Favourite surface is hard court.
  • Dreams of being in the Australian Davis Cup team and being a consistent player in the world’s top 10.
  • Favourite tennis player is Sam Stosur.

Off court

  • Sporting hero’s are Australian soccer star Tim Cahill and NRL superstar Benny Barba.
  • Favourite movie stars are Russell Crowe and George Clooney.

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 297
2014 524
2013 257
2012 429
2011 661
2010 898

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 USA F11 ITF

2015 Port Pirie F2 ITF, Mildura F3 ITF

2013 Charles Sturt Challenger

2012 Australia F6 ITF

Finals

2015 Mornington F5 ITF

Matthew Barton in the news

Thompson to learn from scorching Sydney
Jordan Thompson plays a backhand in the searing Sydney heat.
11 January, 2017

Jordan Thompson’s impressive Australian Open preparation has been curtailed by Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Apia International Sydney.
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Barton pulls off Sydney shock
Matthew Barton of Australia celebrates victory in the Apia International Sydney first round
9 January, 2017

Ranked 153 places below the world No.45, Matthew Barton went game for game with Kyle Edmund for the entire match to earn his 7-6 (3) 7-6 (5) win.
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Qualifiers bolster Aussie ranks in Sydney
Matthew Barton has qualified for the main draw in Sydney
8 January, 2017

World No.196 Matthew Barton defeated Mathias Bourgue 6-3 6-1 on Sunday to join the main draw.
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Barton returns to Pro Tour in Cairns
Matt Barton; Getty Images
13 October, 2016

Matt Barton has returned to the Pro Tour in Cairns in a different position - that of tournament favourite after a breakout season.
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