Anyone decided yet which is the official QF thread? Seems I'll have posted on both
Anyway, got this from Wikipedia
2011 year so far
Ebden began 2011 in a similar fashion to 2010 by being entered in the qualifying draw for the 2011 Brisbane International. He won his first round match of qualifying against Romanian Victor Crivoi 6–2, 4–6, 7–5. In the second round of qualifying he defeated eighth seed Slovenian Grega Žemlja 5–7, 7–6(1), 6–4. In the final round of qualification he played fellow Australian and wildcard Greg Jones and won 6–4, 6–1. In the first round of the main draw he was drawn against another Australian John Millman, who was given a wildcard. He defeated Millman in a close match 4–6, 6–2, 6–4. His second round match was against world number 40 and eighth seed Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan. He made 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 number one seed, world number 5 and eventual champion Robin Söderling of Sweden 3–6, 2–6. The following week, he was given a wildcard into the main draw of the 2011 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(9).
At the 2011 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Ebden received acceptance into the main draw where he drew the 4th seed Ryan Sweeting from America, Ebden caused a major upset by winning the match 6–4 6–2. Ebden's R16 match was against the German Matthias Bachinger despite losing the first set 6–2 Ebden progressed by winning the match 2–6 6–4 6–4. Ebden later went on to face the 6th seed Olivier Rochus for a place in the SFs. Unfortunately Ebden lost the match 7–6(5) 6–3. Fortunately for Ebden not only did he receive a direct draw acceptance to the singles event but also he received a Wild Card to the doubles event, in which he teamed with American Ryan Harrison in which they won their first doubles title together. The following week Ebden participated in the 2011 Atlanta Tennis Championships where he partnered with yet another American Alex Bogomolov Jr doing so Ebden won his second consecutive doubles title.
At the 2011 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 Andujar, despite losing the first set in a tie breaker 7–6(4) Ebden progressed to win the match 6–7(4) 6–4 6–4, which place Ebden into the final 16 of the tournament. Unfortunately 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. From this appearence Ebden achieved a career high ranking of world number 124 in singles.
At the 2011 Shanghai Rolex Masters Ebden was placed in the qualifying draw where he placed as the 14th seed. Ebden's first opponent was Florent Serra of France, Ebden won the match 6–4 6–2. Ebden played against Philipp Petzschner the 2nd seed from Germany for a spot in the main draw. Ebden won the match 6–3 6–1. In the first round Ebden won for the 2nd time in a week 6–4 6–4 against Pablo Andujar of Spain. Ebden then went on to defeat Ryan Harrison 6–4 6–2 and then 11th seed and former world number 6 Gilles Simon 6–2 2–6 7–6(8). Ebden will now face world number 4 and 2nd seed Andy Murray for a spot in the semi-finals.