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Matthew Ebden

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Ebden
  • Age: 26 (26.11.1987)
  • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
  • Residence: Perth, Australia
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
95 Singles Ranking
Australia

Australia

As of 18.08.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

95
4 4-19 0 $242,357
Career

High

61

01.10.2012

38-65 0 $1,402,648

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

86
1 9-11 1 $84,495
Career

High

57

25.06.2012

38-43 4 $1,402,648

Singles & Doubles combined

Nickname is "Matty"...Speaks English, understands Afrikkans...Started playing tennis at aged five, with his family in South Africa...Went to high school at the prestigious Hale School in Perth, Western Australian...Father, Charles, is a Chief Financial Officer; mother, Ann, is a housewife; has two sisters, Tarryn, a physiotherapist, and Candice, an accountant...Father played state cricket and tennis in South Africa…Sister, Tarryn, was in the Top 3 in South Africa for tennis before moving to Australia to pursue her career in physiotherapy…Candice was also a national-ranked tennis player, as well as member of the national swimming and water polo squads...Favourite surfaces are hard and grass...Favourite shot is forehand...Favourite tournament is Australian Open...Idols growing up were Stefan Edberg and Andre Agassi...Trains in Perth and Melbourne and is a member of the Australian Davis Cup squad...Hobbies include the beach, surfing, movies and computer games...If he wasn't a tennis player he would probably be a lawyer as he was enrolled to do a law/commerce degree at University of WA but deferred to pursue a career in tennis...Favourite sporting team is the Wallabies (Australian Rugby Union)...Managed by Sam Maxwell Sports Management...Married Kim Doig, a lawyer, on 16 November 2012, in Margaret River, Western Australia.

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