Priscilla Hon

  • Age18
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
“Playing the (Australian) Open main draw will be, I think, definitely nerve-wracking but playing (in Brisbane) first, getting a few matches before Aussie, I'll definitely get a bit more experience.”

— Priscilla Hon, 31 Dec 2015

» Brisbane to serve as AO taste test for Hon

On court

  • started playing tennis at age six
  • favourite surface is clay; dream is to win at Roland Garros
  • thinks Pat Rafter is the greatest Aussie player of all time
  • training base is the National Academy Brisbane at the Queensland Tennis Centre
  • won the girls’ singles title at the 2011 Optus 14s Australian Championships
  • in 2012, won her first ITF junior title at the Swiss Junior Trophy, a Grade 4 event in Oberentfelden
  • won three more junior tournaments in 2013 – Odense, Denmark; Oceania Closed Junior Championships, Fiji; Dunlop Japan Open Junior Championships, Tokyo
  • peaked at a career high ITF junior ranking of No.13 in June 2014
  • was selected as “orange girl” for Australia’s Fed Cup tie against Germany in February 2015
  • in March 2015, won her first professional ITF title at the $15,000 claycourt event in Mornington; won a second at the $25,000 Brisbane Pro Tour event October
  • triumphed at the 18s Australian Championships at the 2015 December Showdown; prize was a wildcard entry into the main draw of Australian Open 2016
  • contested her first WTA main draw at Brisbane International 2016, falling 6-4 6-4 to Samantha Crawford

Off court

  • lists her hobbies as friends, shopping, music and the beach

Year-end ranking history

2015 346
2014 772
2013 948



2016 Santa Margherita Di Pula ITF

2015 Mornington ITF, Brisbane ITF

Priscilla Hon in the news

Australian Pro Tour to get underway on Tweed Coast
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04: Priscilla Hon of Australia plays a foehand against Samantha Crawford of the United States during day two of the 2016 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 4, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
13 September, 2016

Tweed Coast Tennis International to offer increased prize money this year.
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Biggest movers: Purcell vaults up rankings
Max Purcell (L) and Olivia Rogowska; Getty Images
26 July, 2016

A breakthrough victory at last week's Gimcheon ATP Challenger in Korea has sent Max Purcell hurtling up the rankings ladder.
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Biggest movers: Barton’s post-Wimbledon breakthrough
Matt Barton in action during his second-round Wimbledon defeat to 18th seed John Isner; Getty Images
13 July, 2016

Matt Barton has soared to a new career-high ranking after his best-ever Grand Slam result at Wimbledon, while Ash Barty continues to climb in her comeback.
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Biggest movers: milestones for Aussie stars
Marinko Matosevic in action at the Australian Open 2016 Play-off; Getty Images
10 May, 2016

Nick Kyrgios is back in the top 20, Sam Stosur is nearly back there herself, Daria Gavrilova continues to ascend and Marinko Matosevic is making his way back.
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