PLAYER PROFILE

Heath Davidson

  • Age33
  • Born 9 May 1987
  • Birth PlaceRosebud, VIC
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMarco Persi and Francois Vogelsberger
“I guess my tennis IQ is getting better ... I know where to go and I’m playing percentages instead of just guessing.”

— Heath Davidson, 27 Jul 2018

» Heath Davidson: continuing to climb

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

2018 Belgian Open

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

Heath Davidson in the news

Alcott and Davidson celebrate fourth Australian Open triumph
Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson celebrate their fourth Australian Open doubles victory at AO 2021,
16 February, 2021

Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson overcome Andy Lapthorne and David Wagner to lift a fourth consecutive Australian Open quad wheelchair doubles trophy.
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Alcott and Davidson vie for fourth Australian Open title
Heath Davidson and Dylan Alcott at Australian Open 2021
16 February, 2021

Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson have their sights set on winning a record fourth Australian Open quad wheelchair doubles title in day nine action at Melbourne Park today.
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Ash Barty setting a fine example at Australian Open 2021
Ash Barty plays a sliced backhand during her third-round win at Australian Open 2021. Picture: Tennis Australia
15 February, 2021

Australia's world No.1 Ash Barty features in fourth-round singles action on day eight at Australian Open 2021.
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Alcott starts strong at Australian Open
Dylan Alcott at Australian Open 2021
14 February, 2021

Dylan Alcott begins his quest for a seventh straight Australian Open quad wheelchair singles title with a straight-sets win over Heath Davidson.
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