PLAYER PROFILE

Priscilla Hon

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
221
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • 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
  • scored first top-20 win against Petra Kvitova at the 2022 Adelaide International

Off court

  • lists her hobbies as friends, shopping, music and the beach

Year-end ranking history

2021 256
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

Sanders enjoying career-best Australian Open doubles run
Storm Sanders in action at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
21 January, 2022

Aussie Storm Sanders has progressed to the third round in an Australian Open women's doubles draw for the first time.
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Barty set for next challenge at Australian Open 2022
Ash Barty at AO 2022. Picture: Tennis Australia
21 January, 2022

There have been plenty of reasons to smile so far for world No.1 Ash Barty, who is one of 19 Australians competing on day five, at Australian Open 2022.
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Local hopes starring in Australian Open 2022 women’s doubles competition
Aussie wildcards Lizette Cabrera and Priscilla Hon celebrate their first-round win at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
20 January, 2022

Eight Australians, including Lizette Cabrera and Priscilla Hon, have progressed to the second round in the Australian Open 2022 women's doubles competition.
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Aussies progress in Australian Open 2022 women’s doubles action
Sam Stosur at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
19 January, 2022

Sam Stosur was among five Australian players to record an Australian Open 2022 women's doubles first-round win today.
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