Matthew Barton

  • Age24
  • 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



2016 USA F11 ITF

2015 Port Pirie F2 ITF, Mildura F3 ITF

2013 Charles Sturt Challenger

2012 Australia F6 ITF


2015 Mornington F5 ITF

Matthew Barton in the news

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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Barton, Rodionova out of qualifying
Matthew Barton; Getty Images
26 August, 2016

Australia has no representatives left in the US Open qualifying draw after Matt Barton and Arina Rodionova fell in the second round on Thursday.
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Rodionova through in US Open qualifying
Arina Rodionova in action at the Australian Open 2016 Play-off at Melbourne Park; Getty Images
25 August, 2016

Arina Rodionova was Australia's shining light on the second day of US Open qualifying, while our three Aussie men in action all fell at the first hurdle.
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Barton victorious in US Open qualifying
Matt Barton; Getty Images
24 August, 2016

Aussie Matt Barton has continued his impressive Grand Slam form with a win in the opening round of US Open qualifying in New York.
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