PLAYER PROFILE

Heath Davidson

  • Age30
  • Born 9 May 1987
  • Birth PlaceRosebud, VIC
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMarco Persi and Francois Vogelsberger

On court

  • began playing tennis at age 14
  • prefers hard courts
  • goal is to become one of the world’s best quad players and win a Paralympic medal
  • best tennis memories were being there to watch Lleyton Hewitt defeat Roger Federer in the 2003 Davis Cup semifinals in Melbourne, and winning the World Team Cup doubles title with Dylan Alcott in 2016

Off court

  • sporting heroes are Roger Federer, Steph Curry and Dustin Martin
  • if not a tennis player, would be a personal trainer

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017
Canadian Wheelchair Tennis Classic, Daegu Open, Korea Open

Finals

2017
US Open, Belgian Open, Swiss Open, Busan Open

Heath Davidson in the news

Australian Wheelchair Tennis season commences
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3 October, 2017

The Australian Wheelchair Tennis season is set to host some of the world’s best local and international players as they prepare for the prestigious Australian Open.
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Gallery: Australian Tennis Award winners
Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability - Heath Davidson (L) and Dylan Alcott; Fiona Hamilton
29 November, 2016

The Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Award recipients posed with their awards at Monday night's glittering ceremony in Melbourne.
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Winners crowned at the Newcombe Medal
Sam Stosur (centre) with Junior Athletes of the Year Alex De Minaur (left) and Kimberly Birrell (right); photo credit Fiona Hamilton
28 November, 2016

The full list of award winners from Monday night in Melbourne at the Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Awards.
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Alcott awarded 2016 Newcombe Medal
2016 Newcombe Medallist Dylan Alcott (R) wht John Newcombe; Getty Images
28 November, 2016

Paralympic gold medallist and Australian Open champion Dylan Alcott has completed an incredible 2016 season by winning the Newcombe Medal.
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