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

Aussies shine at World Team Cup Asia Oceania qualifications
WINNERS: Heath Davidson and Dylan Alcott celebrate their World Team Cup Asia and Oceania qualification victory.
10 March, 2020

Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson have helped Australia qualify for the 2020 World Team Cup in the quad wheelchair division.
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Aussie players unite to support bushfire relief efforts
Nick Kyrgios (Getty Images)
3 January, 2020

Several Australian stars will donate funds to bushfire relief efforts with every ace they serve during the Australian summer of tennis.
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Pick up a racquet to help live a longer, healthier life
ON THE ROAD: Paralympic gold medallist Heath Davidson helped launch the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Racquet Roadshow at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Springvale; Getty Images
24 May, 2019

Heath Davidson and Jelena Dokic visit St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Springvale to help launch the 2019 ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Racquet Roadshow.
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Balancing act for wheelchair coach Vogelsberger
Francois Vogelsberger (centre) with Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson at the 2018 World Team Cup in the Netherlands.
2 May, 2019

Guiding two of the world's top wheelchair tennis players in Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson, Francois Vogelsberger is uniquely positioned as an elite-level coach.
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