JP Smith and Matt Reid captured their 7th doubles title yesterday in Toyota, Japan at the Dunlop Srixon World Challenge. It was Smith’s 20th title on the ATP Challenger Tour. This pairing advanced to the final by winning their last three matches in straight sets. Their heavy serving, coupled with solid net play, proved to be an unbeatable combination this week.
The Toyota Challenger Title gives them a great chance to book a spot in the doubles main draw of the 2017 Australian Open. Best of luck guys!
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.
JP Smith and Matt Reid partnered in doubles at the Binghamton $50k Challenger this week and took home the title. They won all four matches in straight sets, defeating Liam Broady and Guilherme Clezar in the final by a score of 64 62. This is the fourth championship for Smith and Reid, and the 17th doubles title for JP Smith on the Challenger Tour.
Smith will be playing qualifying singles at the BB&T Open in Atlanta beginning this Saturday, July 30th.
JP Smith and Matt Reid will play for their fourth Challenger doubles title together, and JP’s 17th Challenger title, tomorrow at the Binghamton $50K Challenger at 11:00 a.m local time. They defeated the No. 4 seeds Sekou Bangoura (USA) and David O’Hare (IRL) today 764 63 to reach the Final. Smith and partner Stefan Kozlov defeated Bangoura and O’Hare two weeks ago at the Winnetka Challenger to take that title.
JP Smith and fellow Australian Matt Reid partnered for the seventh time in their pro careers this week at the Seoul $100K Challenger. They have previously won two titles together: the 2013 Sacramento Challenger and the 2014 Burnie, Australia Challenger, and have reached the semi-final round once and quarterfinals three times in their additional matches.
Smith and Reid defeated Mao-Xin Gong (CHN) and Chu-Huan Yi (TPE) in the LeCoq Seoul Open Challenger Doubles Final by a score of 63 75.