PLAYER PROFILE

Heath Davidson

  • Age31
  • 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

Alcott to make Wimbledon debut
Dylan Alcott (R) and Todd Woodbridge at Wimbledon.
14 July, 2018

Dylan Alcott will take part in the first ever quad wheelchair tennis match at Wimbledon when he partners South Africa's Lucas Sithole in an exhibition doubles event.
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Australia regain quads title at World Team Cup
Heath Davidson and Dylan Alcott; ITF image
4 June, 2018

Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson give Australia victory over Israel in the quads final at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.
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Dylan Alcott leads top Aussie wheelies named for World Team Cup
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 02:  World Cup Team members pose during the Tennis Australia World Cup Team Shoot on May 2, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
15 May, 2018

Australia’s top wheelchair tennis athletes have their sights set on gold when they head to Apeldorn, Netherlands, for the BNP Paribas World Team Cup at the end of the month.
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Awesome Alcott books Wagner title rematch
Dylan Alcott strikes a backhand during a straight-sets win on Rod Laver Arena.
26 January, 2018

Alcott takes on top seed David Wagner on Saturday, who is also a three-time champion in Melbourne.
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