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Priscilla Hon
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Hon at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships
Country  Australia
Residence Brisbane, Australia
Born 10 May 1998 (1998-05-10) (age 23)
Brisbane
Height 1.71 m
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $696,672
Singles
Career record 166–129 (56.27%)
Career titles 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 118 (14 October 2019)
Current ranking No. 156 (5 April 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2020)
French Open 2R (2019)
Wimbledon Q3 (2021)
US Open 1R (2019)
Doubles
Career record 99–80 (55.31%)
Career titles 10 ITF
Highest ranking No. 91 (2 April 2018)
Current ranking No. 923 (5 April 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Wimbledon Q1 (2018)
Last updated on: 5 April 2021.

Priscilla Hon (born 10 May 1998) is an Australian tennis player.

She reached a career-high WTA rankings in singles of No. 118 in October 2019, and No. 91 in doubles in April 2018.

Career

Juniors

On the junior circuit, Hon achieved a career-high ranking of No. 13 in the world. She reached the semifinals of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships girls' doubles.

2015

In January 2015 at age 16, Hon made her senior Grand Slam main-draw debut at the Australian Open, as one of seven wildcard teams in women's doubles, partnering with fellow Australian Kimberly Birrell who was also age 16. They lost to the fifth-seeded Americans Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in straight sets. Hon was also given a wildcard into the singles qualifying draw, but lost in the first round to tenth seed Evgeniya Rodina in straight sets.

In March, Hon won her first ITF tournaments at the $15k event in Mornington where she claimed the singles title defeating Sandra Zaniewska in the final as well as claiming the doubles title alongside Tammi Patterson.

Hon continued her doubles success throughout the year, winning another three titles in Melbourne, Pula and Leipzig, as well as the final of Tweed Heads. She won her second ITF singles title at the $25k event in Brisbane, defeating fellow Australian junior and good friend Kimberly Birrell in the final, 6–4, 6–3.

2016

Hon was given a wildcard into the main draw of the Brisbane International, but she lost to Samantha Crawford, in straight sets. Hon was awarded a main-draw wildcard into the Australian Open, after winning the U-18 National Championships in December 2015. She lost in round one to Annika Beck, in straight sets. In May, Hon won her first title outside of Australia, defeating Jessica Crivelletto in the final of the ITF Santa Margherita di Pula. She ended 2016 with a singles rank of 499.

2017

In August, Hon qualified for and made the semifinals of the Challenger de Gatineau. In September, she qualified for the Korea Open and won her first WTA Tour match against Karolína Muchová. Hon defeated Arantxa Rus to make the quarterfinals, where was defeated by Richèl Hogenkamp. She ended the year with a singles rank of 227.

2018

She lost in the final round of qualifying for the Australian Open, and competed on the ITF Circuit with limited success. In May, she lost in the first round of qualifying for the French Open. In June, she reached the semifinals of the Surbiton Trophy. Hon lost in the second round of qualifying for Wimbledon. She ended 2018 with a singles rank of 158.

2019

Hon commenced at Brisbane, where she was awarded a wildcard and lost to Harriet Dart in round one. At the Sydney International, she defeated Tatjana Maria in round one before losing to Aliaksandra Sasnovich. At the Australian Open, she also was awarded a wildcard but lost in the first round to Astra Sharma.

In February, Hon represented Australia for the first time in Fed Cup partnering with Ash Barty in doubles. The pair won the deciding rubber (6-4, 7-5) against the U.S. team resulting in Australia progressing to the semifinal.

In May, Hon achieved her first main-draw win at a Grand Slam tournament by defeating Tímea Babos, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 at the French Open before falling to eventual quarterfinalist Madison Keys, in three sets in the second round.

Hon experienced limited success on grass courts in Europe, falling in the second round of qualifying at Wimbledon.

In August, Hon travelled to North America and reached the quarterfinal of the Vancouver Open. At the US Open, she qualified for the singles main draw, before losing to Margarita Gasparyan in the first round. Hon returned to Australia and reached the semifinal of the Bendigo International. She ended the season with a singles rank of 126.

2020

Hon commenced 2020 losing the first round in Brisbane and Adelaide. At the Australian Open, she reached the second round for the first time by defeating Kateryna Kozlova.

Grand Slam performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 W–L
Australian Open 1R A Q3 1R 2R A 1–3
French Open A A Q1 2R A Q1 1–1
Wimbledon A A Q2 Q2 NH Q3 0–0
US Open A A Q1 1R A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–3 1–1 0–0 2–5
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 499 221 158 126 148

Doubles

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 W–L
Australian Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 0–6
French Open A A A A A A 0–0
Wimbledon A A A Q1 A NH 0–0
US Open A A A A A A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–6
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 325 540 115 110 641 909

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 5 (4 titles, 1 runner-up)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Mar 2015 ITF Mornington, Australia 15,000 Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska 5–7, 6–3, 7–6(4)
Win 2–0 Oct 2015 ITF Brisbane, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Kimberly Birrell 6–4, 6–3
Win 3–0 May 2016 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay Switzerland Jessica Crivelletto 6–2, 6–2
Win 4–0 Oct 2018 Bendigo International, Australia 60,000 Hard Australia Ellen Perez 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Loss 4–1 Mar 2019 Canberra International, Australia 25,000 Clay Australia Olivia Rogowska 6–7(6), 3–6

Doubles: 14 (10 titles, 4 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (9–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2014 ITF Toowoomba, Australia 15,000 Hard Australia Lizette Cabrera Australia Jessica Moore
Australia Abbie Myers
3–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Mar 2015 ITF Mornington, Australia 15,000 Clay Australia Tammi Patterson Japan Mana Ayukawa
Japan Ayaka Okuno
6–4, 7–6(4)
Win 2–1 Apr 2015 ITF Melbourne, Australia 15,000 Clay Australia Tammi Patterson Poland Agata Barańska
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
2–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Win 3–1 May 2015 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay Spain Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov Spain Cristina Bucșa
Spain Eva Guerrero Álvarez
6–0, 6–3
Win 4–1 Aug 2015 ITF Leipzig, Germany 15,000 Clay Switzerland Jil Teichmann Austria Pia König
Switzerland Conny Perrin
6–1, 6–4
Loss 4–2 Oct 2015 ITF Tweed Heads, Australia 15,000 Hard Hungary Dalma Gálfi Australia Kimberly Birrell
Australia Tammi Patterson
7–6(3), 3–6, [8–10]
Win 5–2 Mar 2017 ITF Mornington, Australia 25,000 Clay Hungary Fanny Stollár Australia Jessica Moore
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6–1, 7–5
Win 6–2 Jun 2017 ITF Grado, Italy 25,000 Clay Israel Julia Glushko Croatia Tereza Mrdeža
Switzerland Conny Perrin
7–5, 6–2
Win 7–2 Jun 2017 Internazionali di Brescia, Italy 60,000 Clay Israel Julia Glushko Paraguay Montserrat González
Belarus Ilona Kremen
2–6, 7–6(4), [10–8]
Loss 7–3 Jun 2017 ITF Barcelona, Spain 60,000 Clay Israel Julia Glushko Paraguay Montserrat González
Spain Sílvia Soler Espinosa
4–6, 3–6
Win 8–3 Jun 2017 ITF Warsaw, Poland 25,000 Clay Belarus Vera Lapko Poland Katarzyna Kawa
Poland Katarzyna Piter
7–6(3), 6–4
Win 9–3 Aug 2017 ITF Lexington, United States 60,000 Hard Belarus Vera Lapko Japan Hiroko Kuwata
Russia Valeria Savinykh
6–3, 6–4
Win 10–3 Mar 2018 Canberra International, Australia 60,000 Clay Slovenia Dalila Jakupović Japan Makoto Ninomiya
Japan Miyu Kato
6–4, 4–6, [10–7]
Loss 10–4 Jun 2021 ITF Nottingham, United Kingdom 100,000 Grass Australia Storm Sanders Romania Monica Niculescu
Romania Elena-Gabriela Ruse
5–7, 5–7
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