Sports keep the human body healthy and the mind fresh. However, society has always given importance to education as compared to sports. Yet in many cases, the world has noticed an exception to this conventional practice. And Matthew Ebden is a shining example. Next to the names of the best tennis players in the world, this Australian tennis player has written his name in gold letters. Let’s have a look at Matthew Ebden’s life to know more.
This Australian tennis player of South African descent was born on November 26, 1987, in the house of Charles and Ann Ebden. Later his parents moved to Australia. While having a B.Com degree, he played tennis at a professional level simultaneously.
|Real Name||Matthew Ebden|
|Date of Birth||26 November 1987|
|Birthplace||Durban, South Africa|
|Hometown||Perth, Western Australia|
|Educational Qualification||B.Com (Graduate)|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 188 cm|
in meter- 1.88 m
in feet & inches- 6’2”
|Weight (approx)||in Kilogram- 78 kg|
in pounds- 172 lbs
At the age of 5, Ebden played the first tournament of his life. In 2007, he qualified in the Australian Open first time in the first round, but next round he lost. That year, he won the American F21 event for the first time. In 2010 he won the first Australian Open for Grand Slam main draw and the following year brought his rank within 100. He has earned many titles in his bucket. In 2017 he reached the ATP Final for the first time.
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career Titles (Singles)||0|
|Career Titles (Doubles)||4|
|Highest Ranking (Singles)||No. 39 (22 October 2018|
|Highest Ranking (Doubles)||No. 57 (25 June 2012)|
|Current Ranking (Singles)||No. 316 (22 February 2021)|
|Current Ranking (Doubles)||No. 78 (22 February 2021)|
|Career Record (Single)||79–126 (38.5% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Career Record (Doubles)||69–88 (43.9% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
- Having rank 110, Matthew won the nomination for ‘Most Improved Player of 2011’.
- In 2018 He took his rank 46th position by his performance.
- He has won 459 matches out of 815.
Family, Parents, Siblings & Relationship
|Wife/ Spouse||Kim Doig|
|Date of Marriage||16 November 2012|
Mother- Ann Ebden
|Siblings||Brother- Not Know|
Sister- Not Know
- Ebden is a good English Speaker but understands Afrikaans very well.
- Despite being a successful tennis player, he wanted to be a lawyer.
|Favourite Place||Pike Place Market in Seattle (USA)|
|Favourite Books||The Book of Disquiet|
|Favourite Movie||Unforgiven (1992)|
Exciting Things to know about Matthew Ebden
- He likes to spend most of his time with his family.
- He also cooks food for them.
- He is quite active on social media where he shares many moments with him.
- Wallabies is his favorite sporting team.
- In his school life, he had played Crickets, Rugby, Hockey, Summing & others.
- Ebden is a great foodie, he loves pasta & fillet steak the most.
In India and the whole world, Tennis is a very entertaining game and Matthew Ebden is a man of talents. Over the years Ebden is proving himself at the national and international levels. In the coming days, he will establish a number of examples in this field as a bright star.