Matthew Barton (tennis)

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Matthew Barton
Apia International 2013 Barton.jpg
Country Australia Australia
Residence Sydney, Australia
Born (1991-12-18) 18 December 1991 (age 22)
Sydney, Australia
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Turned pro 2013
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $80,322
Singles
Career record 0–0
Highest ranking No. 201 (15 April 2013)
Current ranking No. 431 (10 February 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2013)
French Open Q1 (2013)
Wimbledon Q1 (2013)
US Open Q1 (2013)
Doubles
Career record 1–1
Highest ranking 306 (18 March 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
Last updated on: 21 June 2013.

Matthew Barton (born 18 December 1991) is an Australian Professional tennis player. His highest ATP singles ranking is 201, which he reached in April 2013.

Tennis Career[edit]

2012[edit]

Barton won his first ITF Futures title defeating the worlds fastest server Samuel Groth in the final 7-6(3) 6-3.

In December, Barton made the semi-finals of the Australian Open Wildcard Play-off, losing to eventual winner Benjamin Mitchell 3-6 6-7(0) 7-6(5) 6-3 7-9. First round Barton beat Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-1 6-3 5-7 7-6(7). Next round he defeated Nick Kyrgios in 5 sets 7-6(3) 3-6 6-3 6-7(5) 3-4 ret. Before losing to Mitchell in 5.

2013[edit]

In January, he gained Wildcard entry in qualification at the Apia International Sydney. He defeated back to back top 100 players in the same Day, Croatian Ivo Karlović first round 6–7(0) 7–6(5) 7–6(5), Then Japan's Tatsuma Ito 7–5 6–1. Before losing to Björn Phau of Germany 6–4 6–2.

Another wildcard entry into the Australian Open qualification losing to American Tim Smyczek in the 2nd round in 3 sets. He made the 2nd Round of the Australian Open Main Draw doubles with John Millman defeating 1st round Marinko Matosevic and Daniel Gimeno-Traver in 3 sets. Before losing 6–1 6–7(5) 6–3 to Kevin Anderson and Jonathan Erlich.

In February, Barton won his first ATP Challenger Tour Title in West Lakes defeating the number 2 British player James Ward in the Final 6–2 6–3.

Barton lost in the first round of qualification at the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.

2014[edit]

Barton lost in round 1 of qualification for the Australian Open to Marsel İlhan of Turkey, 1-6 1-6.

Personal[edit]

Barton supports the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL.

Professional Career Finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2–0)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–0)
ITF Futures Tour (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 3 September 2012 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Samuel Groth 7-6(3), 6-3
Winner 2. February 4, 2013 West Lakes Adelaide, Australia Hard United Kingdom James Ward 6-2 6-3

Grand Slam results[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q2 Q1 0–0
French Open Q1 0-0
Wimbledon Q1 0–0
US Open Q1 0–0
Win–Loss 0-0 0-0
Year-End Ranking 257

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matthew Barton". itftennis.com. 

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