PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

5
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
124
WTA
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
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

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

Ash Barty: Fun and team spirit are No.1
Ash Barty at Australian Open 2020; Getty Images
23 January, 2020

As Ash Barty continues her Australian Open 2020 campaign, the world No.1 is building on a culture of fun, respect and mutual support among women in the sport.
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Tomljanovic ousted by Muguruza at Australian Open
Ajla Tomljanovic at the Australian Open; Getty Images
23 January, 2020

It was a tough day for Aussie women at the Australian Open, with Ajla Tomljanovic, Priscilla Hon and Arina Rodionova all eliminated in the second round.
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Tomljanovic powers into Australian Open second round
MOVING ON: Ajla Tomljanovic fires a forehand during her first round win at Australian Open 2020. Picture: Getty Images
21 January, 2020

Ajla Tomljanovic records a straight-sets win over No.31 seed Anastasija Sevastova before Arina Rodionova and Priscilla Hon join her in round two at AO2020.
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Aussies set for Australian Open 2020
John Millman in action at the ATP event in Auckland. (Getty Images)
19 January, 2020

On the eve of the Australian Open, several of Australia's main-draw hopes spoke to the media as they prepare for their 2020 campaigns at Melbourne Park.
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