PLAYER PROFILE

Matt Reid

  • Age27
  • 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

Peers, Barty, Dellacqua lead doubles charge
John Peers (L) volleys en route to victory with Henri Kontinen in the first round of the men's doubles at the US Open; Getty Images
1 September, 2017

It was a great day for Australia on the first day of doubles play, with seven Aussies advancing to the second round at Flushing Meadows.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 4
John Millman (L) and Daria Gavrilova will play for places in the third round at the US Open; Getty Images
31 August, 2017

Daria Gavrilova and John Millman will keep Australia's singles charge going at the US Open when they play their second-round matches on Day 4.
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Ebden through to Newport semifinals
Matt Ebden kisses the turf after winning through to the semifinals of the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open (photo credit Jennifer Carter)
21 July, 2017

Matt Ebden has reached his first career ATP semifinal after beating Tobias Kamke at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, taking his winning streak to five.
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Ebden continues winning run in Newport
WINNING RUN: Matthew Ebden has powered into the Newport quarterfinals; Getty Images
20 July, 2017

Matthew Ebden upsets sixth seed to advance to quarterfinals.
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