PLAYER PROFILE

Heath Davidson

  • Age31
  • 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

Dylan Alcott: breaking down barriers
Dylan Alcott poses for selfies with fans during Australian Open 2018; Getty Images
22 August, 2018

Learning to juggle a professional tennis career with an ever-expanding portfolio of media, business and charity interests, Dylan Alcott is inspiring the next generation of…
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Doubles glory for Smith in Atlanta
John Patrick Smith (R) and Nicholas Monroe pose with their trophy after winning the ATP doubles title in Atlanta; Getty Images
30 July, 2018

Combining with American Nicholas Monroe, John-Patrick Smith captured his first career ATP doubles title on Sunday at the Atlanta Open.
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Heath Davidson: continuing to climb
Heath Davidson in action at the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships, where he reached the semifinals; Getty Images
27 July, 2018

Realising a childhood dream by hitting on Wimbledon's grass courts, world No.4 Heath Davidson has turned his attention to reeling in the few players still ahead of him in…
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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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