PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
187
WTA
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
FOLLOW
“I’m just taking it match by match but my goal is still to be top 100 by the end of the year.”

— Priscilla Hon, 24 Oct 2019

» Hon on target in title defence

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 clay-court 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
  • in 2017, reached the quarterfinals of her first WTA tournament in Seoul, Korea at age 19
  • made her Fed Cup debut in February 2019, combining with Ash Barty in the live doubles rubber to deliver Australia a 3-2 victory over the USA – which sent Australia into the World Group semifinals
  • scored first top-20 win against Petra Kvitova at the 2022 Adelaide International
  • won her biggest career singles title at an ITF 75 tournament at Burnie in February 2024

Off court

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

Year-end ranking history

2023 210
2022 151
2021 256
2020 147
2019 126
2018 158
2017 227
2016 499
2015 346
2014 772
2013 948

Titles/Finals

Titles

2023 Canberra ITF

2022 Netanya ITF, Nottingham ITF, Cairns ITF

2018 Bendigo ITF

2016 Santa Margherita Di Pula ITF

2015 Mornington ITF, Brisbane ITF

Finals

2022 Canberra ITF

2019 Canberra ITF

Priscilla Hon in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: Australians make promising start to clay-court season
Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson defended their ATP 250 doubles title in Houston this week.
8 April, 2024

Aussie pair Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson clinched their third doubles title of the season at an ATP 250 tournament in Houston.
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Ranking movers: Saville closing in on top 100 return
Daria Saville in action at the WTA tournament in San Diego. (Getty Images)
4 March, 2024

Saville's ranking soared 32 places to world No.116 after her latest singles success in San Diego. Alex de Minaur has maintained his place in the ATP top 10 after…
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Aussie weekly wrap: Nine Australian players celebrate title-winning runs
Ellen Perez and Alex de Minaur celebrating title-winning runs. Pictures: Getty Images
4 March, 2024

Australian players are shining brightly on the world stage, with Ellen Perez and Alex de Minaur among nine Aussies to scoop a title this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: 14 Australians contest finals across historic week
Taylah Preston advanced to the biggest singles final of her career this week. Picture: Tennis Australia
26 February, 2024

The fast-rising Taylah Preston was among 14 Australian players to contest finals in professional tournaments this week.
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