PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
168
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

Biggest movers: Hon, De Minaur set new ranking highs
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 08:  Priscilla Hon of Australia in action against Katie Boulter of Great Britain during their Quarter Final match on Day 7 of the Fuzion 100 Surbition Trophy on June 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images for LTA)
13 June, 2018

Priscilla Hon and Alex De Minaur set new career-high rankings after impressive starts to their grass court seasons.
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De Minaur beats Ebden to reach Surbiton final
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 08:  Alex De Minaur of Australia in action against Yuki Bhambri of India during their Quarter Final match on Day 7 of the Fuzion 100 Surbition Trophy on June 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images for LTA)
10 June, 2018

Alex de Minaur beats Matt Ebden in the Surbiton ATP Challenger semifinals, but Priscilla Hon misses out on an ITF final place.
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Aussie results daily update, 8 June 2018
Priscilla Hon; Getty Images
8 June, 2018

Priscilla Hon advances to Surbiton quarter finals.
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Aussie results daily update, 7 June 2018
TIGHT BATTLE:  Matthew Ebden will resume his French Open first round match in a fifth set; Getty Images
7 June, 2018

Alex De Minaur to take on Yuki Bhambri in Surbiton quarter final.
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