PLAYER PROFILE

Matt Reid

  • Age31
  • 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

Millman advances to Nur-Sultan quarterfinals
John Millman in action, Picture: Astana Open
23 September, 2021

Australian John Millman's fighting spirit was on display in a hard-fought second-round win against Spain's Jaume Munar in Nur-Sultan.
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Millman begins Nur-Sultan title defence with three-set victory
John Millman in Nur-Sultan. Picture: Astana Open
22 September, 2021

World No.48 John Millman has advanced to the second round at an ATP 250 tournament in Kazakhstan.
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Aussies in action: Polmans qualifies at Nur-Sultan
Marc Polmans. Picture: Getty Images
21 September, 2021

Marc Polmans joins fellow Australians John Millman and James Duckworth in the main draw at an ATP 250 tournament in Kazakhstan.
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Aussies in action: Duckworth wins ATP Challenger title in Turkey
James Duckworth. Picture: Getty Images
20 September, 2021

Australian James Duckworth has won his 12th career ATP Challenger singles title - and first since February 2020.
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