PLAYER PROFILE

Matt Reid

  • Age26
  • Born17 July 1990
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesGalston, New South Wales
  • Height180 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachStan Boster
  • Pro Since2007

On court

  • Started playing tennis at age six because his family had an old asphalt tennis court in their backyard.
  • Offered a scholarship to the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Florida when he was 15.
  • Boarded at the Academy for two years so that he could complete Year 12 via online education while training.
  • Reached the 2008 Junior Wimbledon Championships doubles final alongside compatriot Bernard Tomic, falling 10-12 in the final set.
  • Won his maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit event, the 2009 U.S.A F19 in Godfrey, Illinois.
  • Claimed three more ITF Futures titles in 2011, in Serbia, Romania and Australia, breaking into the World’s Top 300 for the first time.
  • Tennis heroes are Pat Rafter, because of his modesty and sportsmanship and Lleyton Hewitt for his on-court focus and determination.
  • Favourite tournament is Wimbledon.

Off court

  • Has a twin sister, Ellen, and younger brothers and sisters, Nick and Grace.
  • Hobbies include playing rugby union, poker and surfing.
  • Favourite artists are Chris Brown and Coldplay.
  • Loves sushi.

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 265
2013 224
2012 311
2011 270
2010 435
2009 533
2008 972

Titles/Finals

Titles

2015 Canada F6 ITF

2014 Burnie Challenger

2012 Port Pirie F8 ITF

2011 Serbia F3 ITF, Romania F8 ITF, Australia F13 ITF

2009 U.S.A. F19 ITF

Finals

2015 Canada F5 ITF

2013 Sydney Challenger

2012 Canada F4 ITF

2011 Germany F5 ITF, Spain F25 ITF, Spain F27 ITF, Australia F8 ITF

2010 U.S.A. F10 ITF

2009 U.S.A F20 ITF

Matt Reid in the news

Aussies dominate in Asia
James Duckworth was a winner at the ATP Challenger in Toyota; photo credit Toyota Challenger
21 November, 2016

James Duckworth won the Toyota Challenger in Japan at the weekend, one of several Aussies enjoying strong results in Asia.
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Groth a victor in Vegas
Sam Groth in action during his quarterfinal defeat to Kei Nishikori at the Citi Open in Washington DC; Getty Images
24 October, 2016

Sam Groth won his first title in more than a year when he claimed the ATP Challenger title in Las Vegas, while Matt Reid cracked the doubles top 100 after winning the tandem title.
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Biggest movers: Reid on the rise
Matt Reid in action during the Australian Open 2014 qualifying event; Getty Images
19 April, 2016

Matt Reid, Marinko Matosevic, Gavin Van Peperzeel and Bradley Mousley all enjoyed boosts in the latest edition of the ATP World Tour rankings.
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Indian Wells: Tomic heads Aussie quartet
Bernard Tomic celebrates his semifinal victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco; Getty Images
9 March, 2016

Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios, John Millman and Sam Groth will fly the Aussie flag at this week's BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
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