Matthew Barton (tennis)
|Born||18 December 1991|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||4-4 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches and in Davis Cup)|
1 Challenger, 4 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 188 (18 July 2016)|
|Current ranking||No. 188 (18 July 2016)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q2 (2013)|
|French Open||Q2 (2016)|
|US Open||Q2 (2016)|
|Career record||2-2 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches and in Davis Cup)|
0 Challenger, 3 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 306 (18 March 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 790 (11 July 2016)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2013, 2017)|
|Last updated on: 11 July 2016.|
Barton lost in round 1 of qualifying at the 2014 Brisbane International, 2014 Apia International Sydney and 2014 Australian Open in January, before returning to the Challenger and Futures circuit in Australia and Croatia. He ended 2014 with a ranking of 524.
Barton played Challengers and Futures in 2015, making three finals and winning two of them. He ended 2015 with a ranking of 299.
Barton commenced 2016 by qualifying for the Auckland. He defeated Steve Johnson first round 6-3 3-6 6-3. Barton then lost second round to top seed and world number 8 David Ferrer in straight sets. Barton qualified for Houston. He defeated Francis Tiafoe in the opening round before losing to defending champion Jack Sock second round. In June, Barton then went on to qualify for his first main draw grand slam event at 2016 Wimbledon Championships, defeating the number 1 seed Karen Khachanov in the final round of qualifying. In the main draw, Barton recorded his first ever grand slam victory over Frenchman Albano Olivetti in 5 thrilling sets 6-7(7) 7-6(5) 6-3 6-7(5) 14-12. Barton was defeated by John Isner second round 6-7(8) 6-7(3) 6-3 7-5 13-15. Barton ended 2016 with a ranking of 197.
In January, Barton qualified for the 2017 Apia International Sydney alongside fellow Northern Beaches local Christopher O'Connell. He upset Kyle Edmund in the opening round on centre court 7-6(3) 7-6(5). Before losing to eventual champion Gilles Muller in the second round.
Professional career finalsEdit
Singles: 4 (5–1)Edit
|Winner||1.||3 September 2012||Alice Springs, Australia||Hard||Samuel Groth||7–6(7–3), 6–3|
|Winner||2.||4 February 2013||West Lakes, Australia||Hard||James Ward||6–2, 6–3|
|Winner||3.||3 March 2015||Port Pirie, Australia||Hard||Alexander Sarkissian||6-3 6-4|
|Winner||4.||10 March 2015||Mildura, Australia||Grass||Harry Bourchier||6-4 6-2|
|Runner-up||5.||1 April 2015||Mornington, Australia||Clay||Rubin Statham||6-2 3-6 4-6|
Grand Slam resultsEdit
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
- "Matthew Barton". itftennis.com.
- "NSWCIS major award winners". aisnsw.edu.au. Retrieved 12 November 2002. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
- "Dramatic finish launches Barton into play off semifinal". tennis.com.au. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
- "Barton in breakthrough". tennis.com.au. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
- "Barton makes successful return from injury". acelandtennis.com.au. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
- "Wimbledon 2016: Sam Groth flags a grasscourt upset of Kei Nishikori". Sydney Morning Herald. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.