PLAYER PROFILE

Matt Reid

  • Age30
  • 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

Kyrgios saves match points, keeps Australian Open hopes alive
A courageous Nick Kyrgios has saved two match points to win his second-round match at Australian Open 2021. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

Nick Kyrgios has recorded an incredible second-round victory at Australian Open 2021, saving two match points to defeat France's Ugo Humbert in five sets.
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Rising Canadians eliminate Duckworth and Tomic
James Duckworth in action at Australian Open 2021. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

The resurgent runs of James Duckworth and Bernard Tomic at Australian Open 2021 have both ended in second-round singles losses today.
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‘No place for impossible’ on day three of Australian Open 2021
FOCUSED: Alex Bolt and Ajla Tomljanovic are hoping to upset higher-ranked opponents on day three of Australian Open 2021. Pictures: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

Five Australians face seeded opponents in second-round singles action today at Australian Open 2021 - but that doesn't mean their chances should be discounted.
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Australian Open finalists eyeing first major title
Max Purcell and Luke Saville during their stunning Australian Open 2020 run. Picture: Getty Images
7 February, 2021

Australian pairing Luke Saville and Max Purcell enter this year’s Australian Open men’s doubles competition feeling confident and ready to challenge for the title.
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