PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
176
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • 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

2020 147
2019 126
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

Aussie women making history in Wimbledon qualifying
Storm Sanders, Arina Rodionova and Ellen Perez have all made the final round in Wimbledon qualifying.
25 June, 2021

It has been 30 years since five Australian women have progressed to the final qualifying round at Wimbledon.
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Polmans, O’Connell qualify for Wimbledon
Australia's Marc Polmans stretches for a volley during Wimbledon qualifying action. Picture: AELTC
25 June, 2021

Two Australian men - Marc Polmans and Chris O'Connell - have qualified to compete at Wimbledon 2021.
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Seven Aussies in action as Wimbledon qualifying continues
Australians Marc Polmans, Astra Sharma, Priscilla Hon and Chris O'Connell have advanced to the final qualifying round at Wimbledon.
24 June, 2021

Seven Australians feature on the Wimbledon 2021 qualifying day four schedule, including four competing in final round matches.
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Four Australians into final qualifying round at Wimbledon
Marc Polmans. Picture: Getty Images
24 June, 2021

Astra Sharma, Priscilla Hon, Christopher O'Connell and Marc Polmans are all one win away from earning a coveted main draw spot at Wimbledon 2021.
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