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Matthew Ebden

Matthew Ebden
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Ebden at the 2022 French Open
Country (sports) Australia
ResidencePerth, Western Australia
Born (1987-11-26) 26 November 1987 (age 34)
Durban, South Africa
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachOmar Hejleh
Prize moneyUS$4,417,796[2]
Singles
Career record79-128 (38.2% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 39 (22 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 737 (14 November 2022)[3]
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019)
French Open1R (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019)
Wimbledon3R (2018)
US Open2R (2012, 2014, 2018)
Doubles
Career record121-121 (50.0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 24 (31 January 2022)
Current rankingNo. 26 (7 November 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenF (2022)
French OpenQF (2012)
WimbledonW (2022)
US OpenQF (2021)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian OpenW (2013)
French OpenQF (2022)
WimbledonF (2022)
US OpenQF (2022)
Last updated on: 14 November 2022.

Matthew Ebden (born 26 November 1987) is an Australian professional tennis player.

He is a two-time Grand Slam champion, having won the 2022 Wimbledon Championships in men's doubles alongside Max Purcell, and the 2013 Australian Open in mixed doubles with Jarmila Gajdo?ová. Ebden also finished runner-up at the 2022 Australian Open in men's doubles with Purcell, and the 2021 Australian Open and 2022 Wimbledon Championships in mixed doubles partnering Samantha Stosur. He reached his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 24 in January 2022, and has won six doubles titles on the ATP Tour, including the 2014 Mexican Open.

In singles, Ebden reached his highest ranking of world No. 39 in October 2018, and finished runner-up at the 2017 Hall of Fame Championships. He achieved his best major result at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, reaching the third round. Ebden has represented Australia in the Davis Cup since 2012, and won the bronze medal in singles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Personal life

Ebden was born in Durban, South Africa to Charles and Ann Ebden. Ebden is currently[when?] studying for a commerce degree while playing tennis professionally full-time. In Perth, Ebden plays State Grade for Wembley Downs Tennis Club as the number one player.[] He married Kim Doig, a lawyer, on 16 November 2012, in Margaret River, Western Australia. He attended Hale School in Wembley Downs.

Career

Ebden spent much of his early career on the futures tour attempting to improve his ranking. It was not until the end of 2009 that Ebden had consistent results on the futures tour after making the final of the last four tournaments he entered in 2009, taking out three of the four titles.

Early career

In January 2007, Ebden competed in the qualifying tournament for the Australian Open. He defeated Richard Bloomfield of Great Britain in the first round of qualifying 6-3, 5-7, 8-6. He was defeated in the following round 2-6, 4-6 to Serbian player Ilija Bozoljac. Ebden won his first Futures event at the USA F21 event which began in August 2007. He defeated American Michael Yani in the final 3-6, 6-1, 7-5. Ebden played in the qualifying event for the Australian Open for the second year in a row in January 2008. He lost to Flavio Cipolla of Italy in his first match 3-6, 6-4, 3-6. Ebden won his second Futures tournament at the Korea F2 event beginning in May 2008. He defeated Toshihide Matsui of Japan in the final 6-4, 7-5. For the third year running, Ebden participated in the qualifying event for the Australian Open in January 2009. He won his first match against Italian Giancarlo Petrazzuolo 6-3, 6-3. He lost to Michael Berrer of Germany in his following match 4-6, 6-3, 1-6. In October 2009, Ebden won his third Futures event at Australia F8. He defeated British player Jamie Baker in the final 6-2, 6-4. He was also triumphant in his next tournament, Australia F9, which began in November 2009. He won 6-3, 6-4 in the final against fellow Australian John Millman. At Australia F11, which began in November 2009, Ebden won his fifth Futures title. He defeated fellow Australian James Lemke 6-1, 6-1 in the final.

2010

Ebden won the bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Ebden began 2010 by qualifying for the Brisbane International defeating Marinko Matosevic, another Australian, 6-2, 6-2. In the main draw, he was drawn against sixth seed and world number 28 Jürgen Melzer of Austria in the first round and caused a huge upset by winning in straight sets 7-5, 6-1. He was then defeated in the second round by Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4. At the Australian Open, he qualified defeating Micha? Przysiny In the final round of qualification 7-5, 6-2,[4] He lost in the first round to world number 12 Gaël Monfils 4-6, 4-6, 4-6. He mainly played in the challenger circuit and reached the final of the Japan Indoor Tennis Championships losing to Y?ichi Sugita 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. He then entered the qualifying draws of Roland Garros and Wimbledon and lost in the first round to Yuri Schukin 4-6, 4-6 and qualifying round to Taylor Dent 6-4, 6-7(1-8), 6-7(8-10), 3-6, respectively. At the US Open he lost Nicolas Mahut 3-6, 2-6 in the first round of the qualifying draw. Ebden represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games, he advanced to the semifinals defeating Patrick Ogier, Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan 6-4, 7-5, and Joshua Goodall, but lost to number one seed Somdev Devvarman 3-6, 1-6. Edben ended up winning the bronze medal by beating fellow Australian and second seed Peter Luczak in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in the third place play-off. Ebden won his sixth Futures event at Great Britain F16, defeating Britain's Daniel Evans 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Ebden participated in the Australian Open Playoffs for a chance into the maindraw of the 2011 Australian Open. Ebden was the 4th seed. He defeated Benjamin Mitchell and Samuel Groth. This put Ebden in the final 4 of the tournament. He lost his semi final match to Peter Luczak 6-2, 1-6, 6-7.

2011: Breakthrough and first Masters quarter-final appearance

Ebden began 2011 in a similar fashion to 2010 by being entered in the qualifying draw for the Brisbane International and qualified. In the first round of the main draw he was drawn against another Australian wildcard John Millman and won in three sets 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. His second round match was against world number 40 and eighth seed Denis Istomin and produced a huge upset by winning 6-4, 6-4 despite being 156 places below Istomin in the ATP rankings. He was eventually defeated in the quarterfinals by world number 5 and eventual champion Robin Söderling 3-6, 2-6. He was then given a wildcard into the main draw of the Medibank International Sydney. He lost to fifth seed Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the first round 4-6, 3-6. The next week, he played in the Australian Open after being given a wildcard into the main draw. He lost in the first round to American Michael Russell 3-6, 2-6, 7-5, 6-7(7-9). At the BNP Paribas Open was able to qualify to the main draw just to lose to Mischa Zverev. He also qualified for the Aegon Championships, defeating Somdev Devvarman in the first round before losing to world no. 1 Rafael Nadal in the following round. At the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Ebden caused a major upset in the first round against 4th seed Ryan Sweeting by winning the match 6-4, 6-2. Ebden then followed it up with a three set win over Matthias Bachinger 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. Ebden lost to 6th seed Olivier Rochus 6-7(5-7), 3-6 in the quarterfinals. Ebden teamed with American Ryan Harrison to win the doubles title. He followed it up with another doubles title at the Atlanta Tennis Championships where he partnered with yet another American Alex Bogomolov Jr. He then competed at the Citi Open and qualified. He won his first match against Rajeev Ram, but lost to Nikolay Davydenko in the second round. At the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships Ebden went through the qualifying stages to get acceptance into the main draw. In the main draw Ebden drew Spaniard Pablo Andújar and progressed to win the match 6-7(4-7), 6-4, 6-4. Ebden's run came to an end at that stage where he lost to the 3rd seed David Ferrer 6-4, 2-6, 2-6. At the Shanghai Rolex Masters, Ebden was the 14th seed in the qualifying draw and qualified for the main draw. In the first round Ebden won for the 2nd time in a week 6-4, 6-4 against Pablo Andújar of Spain. Ebden then went on to defeat Ryan Harrison 6-4, 6-2 and then 8th seed and former World No. 6 Gilles Simon 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(10-8). Ebden eventually lost in straight sets 3-6, 2-6 to the World No. 4, second seed, defending and eventual champion, Andy Murray in the quarterfinals. Because of Ebden's surprise run at the event. he went up to 80 in the world. Ebden ended the year at 86.

2012: First Grand Slam doubles quarterfinal and career-high doubles ranking

Ebden's first tournament of the year was the Brisbane International. In the first round, Ebden lost to seventh seed Radek ?t?pánek in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 3-6. Ebden's next event was the Apia International Sydney where he competed as a wildcard. In the first round, Ebden upset seventh seeded Spaniard, Marcel Granollers in three sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 before losing to Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 5-7, 6-7(3-7) in the second round. Ebden reached the final in doubles with Jarkko Nieminen but lost to the Bryan Brothers. Ebden's next event was 2012 Australian Open where he lost in the second round to Kei Nishikori despite leading two sets to love 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 1-6, 1-6 after defeating João Souza in straight sets. Ebden made his debut for the Australia in Davis Cup against China, Ebden replaced Tomic to play Ya-Nan Ma in a dead rubber where he was victorious 6-4, 6-2. He then played at the SAP Open he was victorious in the first round against Dudi Sela 6-7(7-9), 6-2, 7-6(7-1), but lost to Kevin Anderson in the following round in straight sets. He then fell in the qualifying round of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and first round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships. At the BNP Paribas Open, Ebden entered the qualifying draw and qualified. In the first round, he faced Russian Igor Kunitsyn and won in three sets 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. He backed it up with another three set win over France's Julien Benneteau 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. In the third round he faced world no. 8 Mardy Fish and produced an upset with a straight set win 6-3, 6-4. He fell in the fourth round to John Isner in two tight sets 4-6, 5-7. Ebdem then only manage to win 1 match between Indian Wells and the grass season and this was at the Davis Cup, where he played first live rubber match against Suk-Young Jeong and won the match 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

Despite reaching the second round of Aegon Championships losing to eventual champion Marin ?ili?. Ebden then lost 3 consecutive first round matches, at the Aegon International as a qualifier, at Wimbledon, and at the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. Ebden then bounced back by reached the quarterfinals of the BB&T Atlanta Open defeating Sergei Bubka and James Blake in three sets, before losing to Gilles Müller. He also won the doubles title with Ryan Harrison. He then reached the second round of the Farmers Classic falling to Xavier Malisse and first round of the Citi Open losing to Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo. Ebden qualified for the Rogers Cup and defeated Peter Polansky 0-6, 6-4, 6-3. He then failed to qualify for the Western & Southern Open and Winston-Salem Open. At the final slam of the year, the US Open, Ebden defeated Tatsuma Ito in straight sets, before losing to Jérémy Chardy in straight sets as well. He reached the second round of Proton Malaysian Open losing to another Frenchman Julien Benneteau. Ebden qualified for the China Open, but lost in the first round to Richard Gasquet. At the Shanghai Rolex Masters, Ebden was defending a quarterfinal, but lost in the first round of the qualifying draw. This results pushed Ebden from 67 to 120 in the rankings. He then made it to back to back second rounds at the Erste Bank Open and Swiss Indoors Basel. Ebden's final match was a loss in the first round of the qualifying draw of the BNP Paribas Masters.

2013: Return to top 100 in singles

Ebden at Indian Wells.

Edben started 2013, ranked at world number 105 and began with three first round losses, at the Brisbane International, Apia International Sydney, and a five set loss at the Australian Open to Mikhail Youzhny despite winning the first two sets.[5] However, he won the mixed doubles title with compatriot Jarmila Gajdo?ová and in doing so, won his first grand slam title and first mixed doubles title. This win made Ebden and Gajdo?ová the third all Australian pairing to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title and the first since 2005 when Samantha Stosur and Scott Draper won that title.[6] He then competed in tournaments on the American hardcourts. He lost in the second round of the SAP Open, qualifying round of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, and the first round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships. He qualified for the BNP Paribas Open losing to Grigor Dimitrov in the second round and lost in the first round of qualifying at the Sony Open Tennis. This results made his ranking dropped to number 137. Ebden then played on the Challenger circuit and made three consecutive quarterfinals. He then won the first Challenger title of his career at the Aegon Trophy defeating Benjamin Becker in the final.[7] He lost in the first round of singles in the main draw of Wimbledon against Kei Nishikori and the second round of doubles with Jamie Delgado after receiving a wildcard into both events.[8] He went on to lose in the first round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships to countryman Lleyton Hewitt.[9] Ebden then reached the second rounds of Claro Open Colombia and BB&T Atlanta Open.[10] At the American Challengers he lost in the finals of the Napa Valley Challenger to Donald Young and at the Tiburon Challenger to Peter Polansky. Ebden then played four Challenger events in Australia and Asia. He won three events at the Melbourne Challenger defeating Tatsuma Ito Keio Challenger defeating Go Soeda and the Dunlop World Challenge defeating Y?ichi Sugita. Ebden ended the year at number 68, his highest year-end ranking in his career.[11]

2014

Ebden at the US Open 2014.

Ebden began his year at the 2014 Brisbane International where he won his opening round over lucky loser Alex Kuznetsov after Nick Kyrgios had to withdraw with a shoulder injury.[12] Ebden lost in the second round against second seed Kei Nishikori.[13] He was also awarded a wildcard into the 2014 Apia International Sydney where he lost against Julien Benneteau in the first round.[14][15] Ebden will then take part in the 2014 Australian Open as a direct entry. Defeated Nicolas Mahut in R1 of the 2014 Australian Open in 5 sets before losing to Vasek Pospisil in 4 sets on Rod Laver Arena. Ebden then lost in the first round at ATP tour events in Memphis, Delray Beach, Acapulco and Indian Wells. He had better success in doubles at Acapulco where he partnered Kevin Anderson and the pair won the title. It was Ebden's first ATP tour 500 doubles title. Ebden then played at the Miami Masters and defeated ?ukasz Kubot in the first round before losing to world number 6 Andy Murray in 3 sets.

Ebden then started his clay court season with a string of first round losses at ATP tournaments. Firstly in Houston where he lost to eventual semi-finalist Santiago Giraldo and in Bucharest where he again lost to an eventual semi-finalist which was Robin Haase. He then contested the Portugal Open where he lost to Somdev Devvarman. Following this, he played in Nice where he lost to defending champion and eventual semi-finalist Albert Montañés. At the French Open, Ebden lost in round 1 to Pablo Cuevas in straight sets

Ebden played his first tournament on grass in London where he lost to Luká? Lacko. Following this he played at the Topshelf Open where he defeated Adrian Mannarino before losing to 3rd seed and eventual champion Roberto Bautista Agut. Ebden then played at Wimbledon where he unluckily drew World number 9 and eventual semi-finalist Milos Raonic. He lost in straight sets.

He contested the US Open where he defeated Tobias Kamke in the first round before losing to 26th seed Leonardo Mayer. Following a string of first round losses and injuries, Ebden finished the year ranked 231st in the world in Singles and 89th in Doubles.

2015

Ebden in 2015

Ebden commenced the year attempting to qualify for the Australian Open but lost in round 1 to Matthias Bachinger. Ebden then competed in a series of Challenger events throughout February and March in Hong Kong, Burnie, Launceston, Shimadzu, Guangzhou, Shezhen and Israel with limited success. In April, Ebden made the quarter finals of the Batman Challenger in Turkey before three consecutive Challenger semi-finals in Santaizi, Karshi and Samarkand in May. These results boasted his ranking from low 300's to 206. In June, Ebden played in the United Kingdom on grass and made quarter final of the Manchester Challenger before winning the Surbiton Challenger the following week as an unseeded player and defeating 4 seeds along the way; including Denis Kudla in the final. The following week, Kudla got revenge, defeating Ebden made the final of Ilkley Challenger. These results were rewarded with a wild card into Wimbledon.[16] At Wimbleon, Edben won his career-first main draw match defeating Bla? Rola in straight sets.[17] Ebden lost to John Isner in round 2.[18] Following this, Ebden continued his good form on the Challenger circuit, winning the Latrobe Challenger in November. Ebden finished the year with a ranking of 105.

2016: Injury-ravaged season

Ebden was awarded a wild card into the 2016 Australian Open but lost in round one to Marcel Granollers. In February, Ebden lost in round one of Delray Championships to Jeremy Chardy. This was his last match for seven months after which he sought advice and treatment from a multitude of health professionals in different countries.[19]

Ebden returned to competition at the OEC Kaohsiung Challenger then played qualifying at three Asian ATP events before returning to the Australian Challenger circuit. Due to his injuries and time away from the tour, Ebden finished the year with a ranking of 698, his worst end of season ranking in a decade.

2017: First ATP singles final and return to top 100

Ebden made the second round of qualifying at the 2017 Australian Open. In February, he reached the quarter finals of 2017 Burnie International before travelling the North America where he qualified for and reached the quarter final of the Memphis Open. Ebden lost in round 1 of qualifying at Indian Wells, before returning to the Challenger Circuit in Asia. In May, Ebden lost in round 1 of qualifying at the 2017 French Open. Ebden had a poor run of form in June and early July, which saw him fail to win a main draw singles match at five consecutive tournaments. At the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Ebden snapped his losing streak and made a surprise run to his first ATP final, where he lost to John Isner in straight sets. At the US Open, Ebden lost in the first round of qualifying. In October, Ebden qualified for the Japan Open, an ATP 500 event. In the main draw, Ebden won his opening match against Ivo Karlovic, before falling to 4th seed and eventual champion, David Goffin in the second round. Ebden then returned to the Challenger tour, where he claimed titles in Canberra and Toyota, his first trophies since 2015. With the victories, Ebden's ranking improved to 80 in the world, his highest world ranking since July 2014.

2018: Best season in singles, Top 40 debut and career-high ranking

Ebden commenced 2018 at the Brisbane International, losing to Nick Kyrgios in round 2. At the 2018 Australian Open, Ebden recorded his first win against a top 20 player at a Grand Slam by defeating 16th seed John Isner in round 1.[20] In March, Ebden lost to Gaël Monfils in round 1 of Indian Wells and round 2 of Miami Open.[21] In April, Ebden returned to the Asian Challenger Circuit, winning Busan in May.[22] At the 2018 French Open, Ebden lost in round 1 to Thomas Fabbiano. In June, Ebden reached the semifinal of Surbiton Trophy, semi final of Rosmalen Grass Court Championships and the quarter-final of Gerry Weber Open.[23]

At Wimbledon, Ebden defeated 10th seed David Goffin,[24] Stéphane Robert but lost to Gilles Simon in the third round. It was the first time he has reached the third round of a grand slam, and as a result entered into the world's top 50.[25]

In August, Ebden reached the semifinal of Atlanta. At the US Open, Ebden reached the second round. Ebden continued his ranking rise and on 16 October 2018, Ebden broke into the world's top 40 and later reached a career-high in singles of World No. 39 on 22 October 2018, following a quarterfinal result in Shanghai Masters.[26]

2019-2020: Hopman Cup; loss of form, out of top 300 in singles

Ebden at the 2019 French Open

Ebden commenced the season representing Australia at the 2019 Hopman Cup alongside Ashleigh Barty. The duo were eliminated in the round-robin stage. Ebden lost in round 1 of Sydney International. Ebden lost in the second round of the Australian Open to Rafael Nadal.

2021: Australian Open mixed doubles final, two Major doubles quarterfinals & back to top 100

Ebden started his 2021 season at the first edition of the Great Ocean Road Open. He lost in the second round to Thiago Monteiro.[27] At the Australian Open, he was defeated in the first round of qualifying by compatriot Jason Kubler.[28] In doubles, he and John-Patrick Smith made it to the quarterfinals where they lost to the ninth-seeded team of Ivan Dodig/Filip Polá?ek.[29] In mixed doubles, he teamed up with compatriot, Sam Stosur. They reached the final where they lost to Barbora Krej?íková/Rajeev Ram.[30]

Playing at the first edition of the Singapore Open as a wildcard, Ebden reached the quarterfinals where he lost to eventual champion Alexei Popyrin.[31] In doubles, he and John-Patrick Smith made it to the final where they lost to the top-seeded team of Sander Gillé/Joran Vliegen.[32] At the Saint Petersburg Challenger, he was defeated in the second round by qualifier Lucas Catarina. Getting past qualifying at the Open 13, he upset third seed Karen Khachanov in the quarterfinals to reach the semifinals of an ATP tournament for the first time since 2018.[33] He retired during his semifinal match against top seed Daniil Medvedev due to injury.[34] In Dubai, he retired during his second round match against fourth seed Roberto Bautista Agut due to the same injury he suffered from the previous tournament he played in.[35] In April, he competed at the Sardegna Open. He lost in the first round of qualifying to Cedrik-Marcel Stebe. At the Orlando Open, he was beaten in the first round by sixth seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran.[36] He was eliminated in the first round of qualifying at the French Open by Alejandro Tabilo.[37]

Coming through qualifying at the Nottingham Open, Ebden lost in the second round to top seed Dan Evans.[38] At the Nottingham Trophy, he retired during his second round of qualifying match against compatriot, Alex Bolt, who would end up winning the title. At Wimbledon, he was defeated in the second round of qualifying by British wildcard Arthur Fery.[39]

Getting past the qualifying rounds at the Los Cabos Open, Ebden lost in the first round to Elias Ymer.[40] Competing in Atlanta, he was defeated in the final round of qualifying by Evgeny Donskoy.[41] At the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., he was eliminated in the first round of qualifying by Emilio Gómez.[42] At the US Open, he was beaten in the first round of qualifying by Federico Gaio.[43] At the same tournament he reached his second Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year in doubles partnering Max Purcell.

He finished the year ranked World No. 57 in doubles and No. 232 in singles.

2022: Australian Open final, Wimbledon doubles champion & mixed doubles finalist, top 25

Embarking on the 2022 Australian Open, Ebden partnered once more with Purcell. After defeating Jonathan Erlich and André Göransson in the first round,[44] they went on to topple four seeded teams consecutively en route to Ebden's first career Grand Slam final and their first-ever doubles final as a pair overall. In the second round, Ebden and Purcell beat fourth seeds Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah from a set down[45] before reaching the third round, where they defeated thirteenth seeds Raven Klaasen and Ben McLachlan in straight sets to make the quarterfinals. This equaled Ebden's career-best showing at the Australian Open and earned the pair their second Grand Slam quarterfinal appearance together.[46] In the quarterfinals, they knocked out tenth seeds Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski from a set down and through the final ten-point deciding set tiebreak to reach the semifinals.[47] Together with Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios, Ebden and Purcell made it the most Australians to reach this stage of the men's doubles tournament since 1993 and the first since 1985 that two all-Australian pairings contested the semifinals.[48] Their quarterfinals win set them up for a match against second seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury, where they saved four set points in the second set to defeat the pair in straight sets to reach the final. Ebden and Purcell faced Kokkinakis and Kyrgios in the final, the first in men's doubles at the Australian Open to feature two all-Australian teams since 1980,[49] where they ultimately lost in straight sets.[50]

Seeded 14th in doubles at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, he reached the quarterfinals with Purcell for the first time defeating the third seeded pair of Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski avenging their loss in the final of the 2022 Libéma Open earlier in the grass season.[51] The pair went on to reach the semifinals defeating 7th seeds Filip Polasek and John Peers. Next they defeated the top pair of Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram in a five sets close to four hours match saving five match points to reach their second Major final.[52] They went on to win the title defeating second seeded pair of Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic in a more then a four hours, five set match with a super tiebreak.[53] At the same tournament, in mixed doubles partnering Sam Stosur they reached their second major final as a pair defeating Jack Sock and Coco Gauff. They lost to defending champions Desirae Krawczyk and Neal Skupski.[54]

Significant finals

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2022 Australian Open Hard Australia Max Purcell Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis
Australia Nick Kyrgios
5-7, 4-6
Win 2022 Wimbledon Grass Australia Max Purcell Croatia Nikola Mekti?
Croatia Mate Pavi?
7-6(7-5), 6-7(3-7), 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(10-2)

Mixed doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2013 Australian Open Hard Australia Jarmila Gajdo?ová Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
6-3, 7-5
Loss 2021 Australian Open Hard Australia Samantha Stosur Czech Republic Barbora Krej?íková
United States Rajeev Ram
1-6, 4-6
Loss 2022 Wimbledon Grass Australia Samantha Stosur United States Desirae Krawczyk
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
4-6, 3-6

ATP career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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 (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-1)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (0-1)
Indoor (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2017 Hall of Fame Championships, United States 250 Series Grass United States John Isner 3-6, 6-7(4-7)

Doubles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (1-1)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (5-5)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-4)
Clay (2-1)
Grass (2-1)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (7-5)
Indoor (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2011 Hall of Fame Championships,
United States
250 Series Grass United States Ryan Harrison Sweden Johan Brunström
Canada Adil Shamasdin
4-6, 6-3, [10-5]
Win 2-0 Jul 2011 Atlanta Open,
United States
250 Series Hard United States Alex Bogomolov, Jr. Germany Matthias Bachinger
Germany Frank Moser
3-6, 7-5, [10-8]
Loss 2-1 Jan 2012 Sydney International,
Australia
250 Series Hard Finland Jarkko Nieminen United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
1-6, 4-6
Win 3-1 Jul 2012 Atlanta Open,
United States (2)
250 Series Hard United States Ryan Harrison Belgium Xavier Malisse
United States Michael Russell
6-3, 3-6, [10-6]
Win 4-1 Mar 2014 Mexican Open,
Mexico
500 Series Clay South Africa Kevin Anderson Spain Feliciano López
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6-3, 6-3
Loss 4-2 May 2019 Geneva Open,
Switzerland
250 Series Clay Sweden Robert Lindstedt Austria Oliver Marach
Croatia Mate Pavi?
4-6, 4-6
Loss 4-3 Feb 2021 Singapore Open,
Singapore
250 Series Hard (i) Australia John-Patrick Smith Belgium Sander Gillé
Belgium Joran Vliegen
2-6, 3-6
Loss 4-4 Jan 2022 Australian Open,
Australia
Grand Slam Hard Australia Max Purcell Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis
Australia Nick Kyrgios
5-7, 4-6
Win 5-4 Apr 2022 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships,
United States
250 Series Clay Australia Max Purcell Serbia Ivan Sabanov
Serbia Matej Sabanov
6-3, 6-3
Loss 5-5 Jun 2022 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
250 Series Grass Australia Max Purcell Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
6-4, 5-7, [6-10]
Win 6-5 Jul 2022 Wimbledon Championships,
United Kingdom
Grand Slam Grass Australia Max Purcell Croatia Nikola Mekti?
Croatia Mate Pavi?
7-6(7-5), 6-7(3-7), 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(10-2)
Win 7-5 Aug 2022 Winston-Salem Open,
United States
250 Series Hard United Kingdom Jamie Murray Monaco Hugo Nys
Poland Jan Zieli?ski
6-4, 6-2
Loss 7-6 Oct 2022 Tennis Napoli Cup,
Italy
250 Series Hard Australia John Peers Croatia Ivan Dodig
United States Austin Krajicek
3-6, 6-1, [8-10]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 21 (15 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (9-4)
ITF Futures Tour (6-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (11-3)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (2-2)
Carpet (2-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2007 Milwaukee, United States Futures Hard United States Michael Yani 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
Win 2-0 May 2008 Changwon, South Korea Futures Hard Japan Toshihide Matsui 6-4, 7-5
Loss 2-1 Feb 2009 Mildura, Australia Futures Grass Australia Brydan Klein 0-6, 4-6
Win 3-1 Oct 2009 Port Pirie, Australia Futures Hard United Kingdom Jamie Baker 6-2, 6-4
Win 4-1 Nov 2009 Esperance, Australia Futures Hard Australia John Millman 6-3, 6-4
Loss 4-2 Nov 2009 Kalgoorlie, Australia Futures Hard Australia John Millman 2-6, 6-7(1-7)
Win 5-2 Dec 2009 Bendigo, Australia Futures Hard Australia James Lemke 6-1, 6-1
Loss 0-1 Mar 2010 Kyoto, Japan Challenger Carpet (i) Japan Y?ichi Sugita 6-4, 4-6, 1-6
Win 6-2 Oct 2010 Glasgow, United Kingdom Futures Hard United Kingdom Daniel Evans 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
Win 1-1 Jun 2013 Nottingham, United Kingdom Challenger Grass Germany Benjamin Becker 7-5, 4-6, 7-5
Loss 1-2 Sep 2013 Napa, United States Challenger Hard United States Donald Young 6-4, 4-6, 2-6
Loss 1-3 Oct 2013 Tiburon, United States Challenger Hard Canada Peter Polansky 5-7, 3-6
Win 2-3 Oct 2013 Melbourne, Australia Challenger Hard Japan Tatsuma Ito 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Win 3-3 Nov 2013 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Hard Japan Go Soeda 2-6, 7-6(7-3), 6-3
Win 4-3 Nov 2013 Toyota, Japan Challenger Carpet (i) Japan Y?ichi Sugita 6-3, 6-2
Win 5-3 Jun 2015 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass United States Denis Kudla 6-7(4-7), 6-4, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 5-4 Jun 2015 Ilkley, United Kingdom Challenger Grass United States Denis Kudla 3-6, 4-6
Win 6-4 Nov 2015 Traralgon, Australia Challenger Hard Australia Jordan Thompson 7-5, 6-3
Win 7-4 Nov 2017 Canberra, Australia Challenger Hard Japan Taro Daniel 7-6(7-4), 6-4
Win 8-4 Nov 2017 Toyota, Japan (2) Challenger Carpet (i) France Calvin Hemery 7-6(7-3), 6-3
Win 9-4 May 2018 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard Canada Vasek Pospisil 7-6(7-4), 6-1

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G S B NMS NTI P NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (NTI) not a Tier I tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Current through the 2022 Miami Open.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 Q1 Q2 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R Q1 1R Q2 2R 2R Q1 Q1 Q3 0 / 8 4-8 33%
French Open A A A Q1 A 1R Q2 1R A A Q1 1R 1R A Q1 A 0 / 4 0-4 0%
Wimbledon A A A Q3 Q2 1R 1R 1R 2R A A 3R 1R NH Q2 A 0 / 6 3-6 33%
US Open A A A Q1 Q2 2R Q1 2R 1R A Q1 2R A A Q1 A 0 / 4 3-4 43%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 2-4 0-2 2-4 1-2 0-1 0-0 4-4 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 22 10-22 31%
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A Z1 Z1 A A A A 1R A A A 0 / 1 4-0 100%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 1R 4R 2R 1R A A Q1 1R 1R NH A A 0 / 6 4-6 40%
Miami Open A A A A Q1 1R Q1 2R A A A 2R 1R NH A Q1 0 / 4 2-4 33%
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A NH A A 0 / 0 0-0 -
Madrid Open A A A A A Q1 A A A A A A A NH A A 0 / 0 0-0 -
Italian Open A A A A A Q1 A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0 -
Canadian Open A A A A Q2 2R Q1 Q1 A A Q2 1R A NH A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A Q1 A Q2 A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0 -
Shanghai Masters NH A A QF Q1 A A Q1 Q1 A QF A NH 0 / 2 6-2 75%
Paris Masters A A A A Q1 Q1 A A A A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 0-1 -
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-2 4-3 1-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 15 13-15 46%
Career statistics
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Career
Tournaments 0 0 0 2 10 24 12 21 6 4 7 22 16 0 5 1 130
Titles-Finals 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
Overall win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 10-10 17-23 6-11 5-21 1-6 0-4 9-7 19-22 5-16 0-0 6-5 0-1 0 / 129 79-128 38%
Year-end ranking 542 332 285 196 86 105 68 231 105 698 76 46 244 317 232 38.16%

Doubles

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R 1R QF F 0 / 13 9-13
French Open A A A QF A 1R A A A 1R 1R A 1R 1R 0 / 6 3-6
Wimbledon A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R A A 2R 2R NH 2R W 1 / 8 10-7
US Open A A 1R 2R A 1R A A A 2R A A QF 3R 0 / 6 7-6
Win-loss 0-1 0-1 0-2 4-4 1-2 0-4 0-2 0-0 1-1 2-4 1-3 0-1 7-4 13-3 1 / 33 29-32

Mixed doubles

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 2R W SF A A A 1R A 2R F 2R 1 / 9 15-8
French Open A A A A A A A A A A NH A QF 0 / 1 2-1
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A A NH 2R F 0 / 2 5-2
US Open A A A A A A A A A A NH A QF 0 / 1 2-1
Win-loss 0-1 0-1 1-1 5-0 3-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 5-2 9-4 1 / 13 24-12

Record against other players

Record against top 10 players

Ebden's match record against those who have been ranked in the top 10, with those who have been No. 1 in boldface

* Statistics correct As of 16 March 2021.

Wins over top-10 players

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score ME Rank
2012
1. United States Mardy Fish 8 Indian Wells, United States Hard 3R 6-3, 6-4 91
2018
2. Belgium David Goffin 9 Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom Grass 1R 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 51
3. Austria Dominic Thiem 7 Shanghai, China Hard 2R 6-4, 6-7(8-10), 7-6(7-4) 51
* Statistics correct As of 12 March 2021.

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