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

Hogenkamp beats Hon in Seoul
Priscilla Hon in action at the WTA Korea Open in Seoul.
22 September, 2017

Queensland teenager Priscilla Hon's run in Seoul came to an end at the hands of Richel Hogenkamp in the quarterfinals on Friday.
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Prosperous times for Australian women’s tennis
(L-R) Sam Stosur, Daria Gavrilova, Casey Dellacqua and Ash Barty are all flourishing in a fantastic season for Australian women's tennis; Getty Images
22 September, 2017

With three top-50 ranked women for the first time in 28 years and a squad of talented teenagers emerging, the Australian female tennis landscape is looking increasingly rosy.
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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
21 September, 2017

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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