PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
131
WTA
RANKING
  • Age20
  • 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

Australia, Belarus ready for Fed Cup blockbuster
Australian Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik flanked by singles players and doubles duo Ash Barty (L) and Sam Stosur (R); Getty Images
15 hours ago

Sam Stosur and Aryna Sabalenka will kick off the Fed Cup semifinal between Australia and Belarus before Ash Barty takes on Victoria Azarenka.
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Gavrilova feeling the love in Fed Cup
Daria Gavrilova trains for Australia's Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus in Brisbane (Getty Images)
18 April, 2019

Despite a rocky start to the season, Daria Gavrilova is thriving in her return to the Fed Cup team environment and is drawing inspiration from her decorated teammates.
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Molik gives edge to Australia in Fed Cup semifinal
Alicia Molik speaks to the media ahead of Australia's Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus in Brisbane (Getty Images)
17 April, 2019

Australia and Belarus may be hard to separate on paper, yet Australian Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik believes her home team holds some crucial advantages.
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Confident Barty ready for Belarusian challenge
Ash Barty speaks to the media at the Queensland Tennis Centre (Getty Images)
16 April, 2019

Newly-minted top 10 star Ash Barty, undefeated in a month, is thrilled to be back at home and is ready for the force of the Belarusian squad.
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