PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
160
WTA
RANKING
  • Age22
  • 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

Social round-up: Pets and locker room chat
Max Purcell with his pet rabbit. Picture: Instagram
25 March, 2021

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Ash Barty: “Stay true to yourself”
Ash Barty at AO 2021; Getty Images
8 March, 2021

On International Women’s Day, world No.1 Ash Barty notes the power of taking an individual path in any endeavour.
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Rankings movers: Sanders, Popyrin hit new highs
Alexei Popyrin and Storm Sanders
2 March, 2021

Alexei Popyrin and Storm Sanders skyrocket to career-high rankings after breakthrough performances in Singapore and Adelaide.
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Social round-up: Happy Aussies continue summer preparations
Sam Stosur and James Duckworth during practice sessions this week. Pictures: Tennis Australia
28 January, 2021

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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