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

Bendigo to host international wheelchair tennis ahead of Australian Open
Dylan Alcott has reached the Australian Open final undefeated in the Round-Robin group.
21 December, 2018

The fields for the Bendigo Wheelchair Tennis Open 2019 have been set, the tournament will host a high calibre of international and local stars ahead of the Australian Open 2019.
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Newks18: Trailblazing Alcott masters the majors
Dylan Alcott kisses the trophy having defended his Australian Open title.
20 November, 2018

Victories at the Australian and US Open bookended an impressive 2018 season for Dylan Alcott, a Newcombe Medal finalist who now verges on the world No.1 quad wheelchair ranking.
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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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