PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
165
WTA
RANKING
  • Age20
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
FOLLOW
““I didn’t want to put too much pressure on myself, it’s the second tournament of the year. I wanted to go out there and try to enjoy it and play how I like to play."”

— Priscilla Hon, 14 Jan 2018

» Aussies fall in final day of Open qualifying

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

2017 227
2016 499
2015 346
2014 772
2013 948

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Santa Margherita Di Pula ITF

2015 Mornington ITF, Brisbane ITF

Priscilla Hon in the news

Aussie women set for US Open wildcard play-off  
Arina Rodionova; Getty Images
16 August, 2018

Arina Rodionova, Olivia Rogowska, Lizette Cabrera, Priscilla Hon, Jaimee Fourlis, Astra Sharma, Ellen Perez and Abbie Myers will this weekend battle for a wildcard into the US…
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Biggest movers: Popyrin nears top 200
Alexei Popyrin; Getty Images
15 August, 2018

A maiden ATP Challenger title in China pushes Alexei Popyrin up almost 100 places in the rankings, while there are also big gains for Thanasi Kokkinakis and Aleksandar Vukic.
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Biggest movers: Ebden, Millman and De Minaur at new highs
ON THE RISE: Matthew Ebden achieves a career-high ranking and top 50 debut after his Wimbledon third round run; Getty Images
17 July, 2018

Australia's top players on the rise after Wimbledon, with six at career-high rankings this week.
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Aussie women out of Wimbledon qualifying
Lizette Cabrera in action during the Wimbledon qualifying event at Roehampton; Getty Images
28 June, 2018

Lizette Cabrera, Arina Rodionova and Priscilla Hon all fought hard yet went down in the second round of the Wimbledon qualifying event at Roehampton on Wednesday.
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