PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

5
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
118
WTA
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
FOLLOW
“I think I'm more sure about my game style. I don't really back away from what I know works for me. I don't feel I'm playing the best tennis of my life, but I do feel a lot more a clear.”

— Priscilla Hon, 19 Sep 2019

» Hon wins all-Australian battle to reach Seoul quarters

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

Off court

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

Year-end ranking history

2018 158
2017 227
2016 499
2015 346
2014 772
2013 948

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Bendigo ITF

2016 Santa Margherita Di Pula ITF

2015 Mornington ITF, Brisbane ITF

Finals

2019 Canberra ITF

Priscilla Hon in the news

Sanders back with a win in Bendigo
SandersBendigo
22 October, 2019

Two years after playing her last professional singles match in Bendigo, Storm Sanders is injury-free and back there in the winner’s circle.
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Vukic and Hon open Brisbane accounts
Vukic (3)
2 October, 2019

Top seeds Aleksandar Vukic and Priscilla Hon progress to the second round at the Brisbane QTC international.
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Muchova stops Hon in Seoul quarterfinals
Priscilla Hon (Getty Images)
20 September, 2019

Priscilla Hon's four-match unbeaten run ends at the Korea Open in Seoul with defeat to third seed Karolina Muchova.
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Hon wins all-Australian battle to reach Seoul quarters
Priscilla Hon (Getty Images)
19 September, 2019

Qualifier Priscilla Hon notches an impressive three-set victory over countrywoman Alja Tomljanovic for her fourth straight win at the Korea Open in Seoul.
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