Matthew Ebden is an Australian professional tennis player who is currently the second highest ranked Australian male tennis player, after Bernard Tomic. Ebden started off his career focusing on the futures tour and eventually succeeded in making the finals of the last four tournaments he entered in 2009, taking out three of the four titles. Ebden won his first Futures event at the USA F21 event in August 2007 defeating American Michael Yani in the final. Ebden won his second Futures tournament at the Korea F2 event after defeating Japanese player Toshihide Matsui in the final. In 2009, Ebden beat British player Jamie Baker to win his third Futures event at Australia F8. He was also triumphant in his next tournament, Australia F9 and went on to capture his fifth title by beating fellow Australian James Lemke. In 2010, he won the bronze in the Commonwealth Games held in India by beating fellow Australian Peter Luczak. Ebden along with his partner Ryan Harrison won the doubles title at the 2011 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The following week Ebden participated in the 2011 Atlanta Tennis Championships where he partnered with yet another American Alex Bogomolov Jr and won his second consecutive doubles title. Highlights of Ebden's career thus far include winning a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and runs to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Brisbane International, 2011 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and 2011 Shanghai Rolex Masters.