JP Smith and Matt Reid played the $50,000 Traralgon, Australia Challenger this week and captured their 6th doubles title together. In an all Australian final, the Smith-Reid duo defeated Matthew Ebden and Matthew Barton 64 64. This was JP Smith’s 19th Challenger doubles title since turning pro.
Smith and Reid also partnered this month in the $100,000 Tiburon, California Challenger, winning the title by defeating Quentin Halys (FRA) and Dennis Novikov (USA) 61 62. They were finalists, one week later in Stockton, California, losing a close match to Samuel Groth and Brian Baker.
JP and Matt are planning to play together next week in Canberra, Australia and then finish the year with two weeks in Japan. Their goal is to enter the Australian Open together in January.