PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
130
WTA
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born10 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
FOLLOW
“Having to be in those pressure moments and being able to find something, and having Ash on the court with me really helps.”

— Priscilla Hon, 10 Apr 2019

» Hon: Fed Cup return in Brisbane “a dream come true”

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

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

Hon takes ‘belief’ from narrow Keys defeat
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 30: Priscilla Hon of Australia during her ladies singles second round match against Madison Keys of The United States during Day five of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
31 May, 2019

Australian wildcard Priscilla Hon falls to 14th seed Madison Keys in the second round of the French Open.
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Barty and Thomspon break new ground in Paris
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 30: Ashleigh Barty of Australia celebrates victory during her ladies singles second round match against Danielle Collins of The United States during Day five of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
30 May, 2019

Ash Barty and Jordan Thompson are through to the French Open third round for the first time, while Priscilla Hon fights on against Madison Keys.
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De Minaur and Popyrin knocked out of French Open
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 29: Alex De Minaur of Australia during his mens singles second round match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during Day four of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 29, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
30 May, 2019

Alex de Minaur and Alexei Popyrin are both beaten in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday.
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Hon and Thompson make it six through in Paris
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 28: Priscilla Hon of Australia during her ladies singles first round match against Timea Babos of Hungary during Day three of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
29 May, 2019

Jordan Thompson and Priscilla Hon win on day three, as six Australians progress to the French Open second round.
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