PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
308
WTA
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
FOLLOW
“Playing the (Australian) Open main draw will be, I think, definitely nerve-wracking but playing (in Brisbane) first, getting a few matches before Aussie, I'll definitely get a bit more experience.”

— Priscilla Hon, 31 Dec 2015

» Brisbane to serve as AO taste test for Hon

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
  • won the girls’ singles title at the 2011 Optus 14s Australian Championships
  • 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

Off court

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

Year-end ranking history

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

Hon beats Rus to reach Korea Open quarters
Priscilla Hon in action during her victory over Maddison Inglis in the finals of the 18/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
20 hours ago

Queensland teenager Priscilla Hon has continued her breakthrough week at the Korea Open, defeated Arantxa Rus to reach her first WTA quarterfinal.
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Hon wins again in Seoul
Priscilla Hon; Getty Images
18 September, 2017

After winning through two rounds of qualifying, Priscilla Hon has won her first-round match at the Korea Open in Seoul for her first WTA victory.
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Aussies in action: Stosur continues comeback in Guangzhou
Sam Stosur beat Ash Barty 64 64 in the second round of the Miami Open. Photo: Getty Images
18 September, 2017

Seeded seventh, Sam Stosur will be joined by fellow Aussies Arina Rodionova and Lizette Cabrera as the WTA makes its latest Asian stop in Guangzhou, China.
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Biggest movers: Kyrgios returns to top 20
Nick Kyrgios in action at the ATP Cincinnati Masters; Getty Images
22 August, 2017

Nick Kyrgios has shot up to No.18 after reaching the Cincinnati final while Ash Barty nears the top 40 after her continued success during the US Open Series.
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