PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

5
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
143
WTA
RANKING
  • Age20
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
FOLLOW
“It's definitely up there (in terms of career accomplishments). I mean, this is my dream come true - I've always wanted to play for Australia.”

— Priscilla Hon, 11 Feb 2019

» Australia defeats US to reach Fed Cup semifinals

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

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

Priscilla Hon in the news

Aussie women’s tennis strongest in 20 years, says Pratt
The Australian Fed Cup team celebrates its victory over the US in Asheville, North Carolina in February 2019 (Getty Images)
21 February, 2019

With a new-look team and more players vying for selection, Australia coach Nicole Pratt is filled with optimism ahead of April’s Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus.
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Millman v Kyrgios set for Delray Beach
Nick Kyrgios and John Millman
18 February, 2019

Australians John Millman and Nick Kyrgios will meet in the first round of the ATP Delray Beach Open, where they are joined in the main draw by Jordan Thompson and Bernard Tomic.
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Unbeatable Barty spearheads Australian victory
Ash Barty (R) embraces Priscilla Hon after the duo won the doubles rubber to give Australia a Fed Cup victory over the United States (Getty Images)
11 February, 2019

Ash Barty starred in Australia's stunning victory over the United States, a result sending the team into the Fed Cup World Group semifinals.
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Australia defeats US to reach Fed Cup semifinals
Australia's victorious Fed Cup team in Asheville, North Carolina.
11 February, 2019

Ash Barty and debutante Priscilla Hon combine in the doubles to seal a thrilling victory for Australia over the United States in the Fed Cup World Group.
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