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

Heath Davidson in the news

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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Newcombe Medal: Alcott achieves Paralympic dream
Australian Open champion, Dylan Alcott is an inspiration to many.
22 November, 2016

A dominant 2016 season - highlighted by two Paralympic golds and a second Australian Open crown - has put Dylan Alcott in contention for the Newcombe Medal.
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