PLAYER PROFILE

Matt Reid

  • Age28
  • 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

Wimbledon day five: 11 Aussies in action
FIRED UP: Lleyton Hewitt and Jordan Thompson during their first-round win at Wimbledon; Getty Images
5 July, 2019

Eleven Australians feature in doubles action on Wimbledon's day five schedule.
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Wimbledon Day 3: Tomljanovic and Popyrin in action
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Alexei Popyrin of Australia celebrates during his mens singles match against Bjorn Frantangelo of The united States during qualifying prior to The Championships, Wimbledon 2019 at Bank of England Sports Centre on June 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
3 July, 2019

Six Australian players remain in the Wimbledon singles draw, with Ajla Tomljanovic and Alexei Popyrin featuring on day three.
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Tomic wins through to Houston second round
Bernard Tomic (Getty Images)
9 April, 2019

A straight-sets win to Bernard Tomic over Denis Kudla has sent the Australian into the second round of the US Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston.
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Kokkinakis wins Aptos Challenger trophy
Thanasi Kokkinakis; Getty Images
13 August, 2018

Thanasi Kokkinakis scooped the ATP Challenger title in Aptos, California in an impressive performance that will boost him back inside the world's top 200.
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