PLAYER PROFILE

Heath Davidson

  • Age34
  • 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

Ranking movers: Aussies on the rise after US Open
Storm Sanders, Max Purcell, Sam Stosur and John Peers have all improved their rankings after strong performances at the US Open. Pictures: Getty Images
14 September, 2021

Several Australians have made significant ranking rises after strong performances at the US Open.
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Dylan Alcott to compete for Golden Slam at US Open
Dylan Alcott is aiming to complete a Golden Slam at the US Open; Getty Images
12 September, 2021

With a straight-sets win in the US Open semifinals, Dylan Alcott is just one win away from becoming the first man in history to claim a Golden Slam.
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Aussie mates ready to challenge for US Open title
Heath Davidson and Dylan Alcott at the Australian Open earlier this year. Picture: Tennis Australia
11 September, 2021

Australians Heath Davidson and Dylan Alcott play for the US Open 2021 quad wheelchair doubles title on day 13 in New York.
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Stosur and Zhang into US Open women’s doubles final
Sam Stosur at the US Open. Picture: Getty Images
11 September, 2021

Australia's Sam Stosur and China's Zhang Shuai have progressed to the US Open 2021 women's doubles final.
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