March 22, 2022

#156: Matt Reid - Australia´s Unofficial Tennis Mentor

#156: Matt Reid -  Australia´s Unofficial Tennis Mentor

In today´s episode we speak to Australian tennis player Matt Reid.

Matt has partnered some of the biggest names in Australian tennis during his career, including Nick Kyrgios, Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic. He has a career high ranking of number 60 in Doubles and 183 in singles.

Matt has consistently been part of Australia´s Davis Cup squad as a hitting partner and unofficial mentor to the team. He also coached Nick Kyrgios for two years, whilst playing doubles together.

Matt gives us a fascinating insight into his time on the tour, and some great stories! A brilliant listen!

Matt Reid on Control the Controllables Podcast


Episode Highlights:-

  • The highs and lows of his career so far
  • Why he thinks juniors is such a good route for players.
  • How Australia´s Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt helped him to decide to focus on doubles.
  • His role as unofficial mentor and hitter in the Davis Cup Team.
  • What is was like working with Kygios as a coach & doubles partner
  • And lots more stories from the tour!