PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
187
WTA
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
FOLLOW
““I didn’t want to put too much pressure on myself, it’s the second tournament of the year. I wanted to go out there and try to enjoy it and play how I like to play."”

— Priscilla Hon, 14 Jan 2018

» Aussies fall in final day of Open qualifying

On court

  • started playing tennis at age six
  • favourite surface is clay; dream is to win at Roland Garros
  • thinks Pat Rafter is the greatest Aussie player of all time
  • training base is the National Academy Brisbane at the Queensland Tennis Centre
  • in 2012, won her first ITF junior title at the Swiss Junior Trophy, a Grade 4 event in Oberentfelden
  • won three more junior tournaments in 2013 – Odense, Denmark; Oceania Closed Junior Championships, Fiji; Dunlop Japan Open Junior Championships, Tokyo
  • peaked at a career high ITF junior ranking of No.13 in June 2014
  • was selected as “orange girl” for Australia’s Fed Cup tie against Germany in February 2015
  • in March 2015, won her first professional ITF title at the $15,000 claycourt event in Mornington; won a second at the $25,000 Brisbane Pro Tour event October
  • triumphed at the 18s Australian Championships at the 2015 December Showdown; prize was a wildcard entry into the main draw of Australian Open 2016
  • contested her first WTA main draw at Brisbane International 2016, falling 6-4 6-4 to Samantha Crawford
  • reached the quarterfinals of her first WTA tournament in Seoul, Korea at age 19

Off court

  • lists her hobbies as friends, shopping, music and the beach

Year-end ranking history

2017 227
2016 499
2015 346
2014 772
2013 948

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Santa Margherita Di Pula ITF

2015 Mornington ITF, Brisbane ITF

Priscilla Hon in the news

Top of the class? Aussies’ report card for Q1
Ash Barty in action at Australian Open 2018, where she reached the third round; Getty Images
10 April, 2018

With the first three months of the season complete, we take a look at how the top Aussie players have fared in the first quarter, and what lies ahead for the claycourt season.
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Kyrgios, Thompson on track for Houston showdown
Nick Kyrgios (L) and Jordan Thompson; Getty Images
9 April, 2018

Should Jordan Thompson win his opening match the the ATP claycourt event in Houston, he'll line up against No.4 seed Nick Kyrgios.
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Hon moves ahead in Launceston
Priscilla Hon is through to the final round of Australian Open qualifying. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
6 February, 2018

As main draw commences at the $25,000 ITF Pro Circuit event in Launceston, Priscilla Hon has progressed along with fellow Queenslander Olivia Tjandramulia.
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Aussies fall in final day of Open qualifying
Priscilla Hon remains upbeat despite her loss to Irina Falconi (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
14 January, 2018

A Aussie wrap from the final day of Australian Open qualifying.
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