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Heather Watson

Heather Watson
  • Residence: Guernsey, England & Bradenton, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 19 May 1992
  • Birthplace: Guernsey, England
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 138 lbs. (63 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2010)

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Heather Watson Biography

Coached by Diego Veronelli ... Mother is Michelle; father is Ian; siblings are Adam, Stephanie and Julie ... Born on Channel Island of Guernsey ... Started playing at age 7; moved to Bollettieri Academy in Florida at age 12 (still trains there) ... Graduated top of class from Pendleton high school in 2009 ... Favorite surface is hard ... Follows fashion and enjoys going shopping; Serena Williams and Beyoncé are style icons ... Enjoys meeting family and friends for a walk on the beach and watching sunset over a traditional British dinner.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $215,870 $1,424,959
W/L - Singles 11 - 9 189 - 132
W/L - Doubles 3 - 5 67 - 73
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Results

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 11-May-2015 // $2,428,490 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 41 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Roberta Vinci (ITA) 44 6-3 6-1
R32 Loss [10] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 10 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$14,516
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
45 45 99
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
19-Jan-2015 (38) 15-Apr-2013 (45)
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2014 - Second Top 50 season (finishing No.50 - finished 2012 at No.49); SF at Eastbourne (l. to Keys); reached 3r once and 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors and Birmingham - l. to Wozniak 26 75 64; held 3mp at 62 54); won one WTA doubles title; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Illness-marred season (finishing No.119); solid start to year, highlighted by one QF at Memphis, 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r twice; fell 1r twice; set career-high No.39 on February 25; missed most of next two months w/illness (withdrew from Oeiras, Madrid, Rome and Strasbourg); did not win back-to-back matches rest of season - reached 2r three times, fell 1r seven times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times.

2012 - First Top 50 season; won first WTA title at Osaka (d. Chang in final); was first Brit to win a WTA title in 24 years (since Sara Gomer won Aptos in 1988); made Top 50 debut afterwards on October 15 (rose from No.71 to No.50); reached 3r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros and Olympics); fell 1r seven times (incl. other two majors and Hobart - l. to Pironkova 76(10) 36 76(2); held 2mp at 5-3 third set) and in qualifying four times; won two WTA doubles titles.

2011 - First Top 100 season; QF three times, at Auckland, Memphis and Québec City; reached 3r once and 2r twice (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on June 6 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.117 to No.93).

2010 - Played first five WTA main draws, reaching 2r once but falling 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell in qualifying four times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning one singles title.
SINGLES
Winner (2): 2015 - Hobart; 2012 - Osaka.

DOUBLES
Winner (3): 2014 - Baku (w/Panova); 2012 - Stanford, Dallas (both w/Erakovic).
Finalist (2): 2012 - Québec City (w/Rosolska), Osaka (w/Date-Krumm).

ADDITIONAL
British Fed Cup Team, 2011-13, 2015; British Olympic Team, 2012.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $215,870 $1,424,959
W/L - Singles 11 - 9 189 - 132
W/L - Doubles 3 - 5 67 - 73

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 74 1st Serve Return Points Won 38.6%
Double Faults 71 2nd Serve Return Points Won 56.6%
1st Serve 57.9% Break Points Opportunities 176
1st Serve Points Won 66.7% Break Points Converted 47.2%
2nd Serve Points Won 42.6% Return Games Played 204
Break Points Faced 172 Return Games Won 40.7%
Break Points Saved 57.6% Return Points Won 45.6%
Service Games Played 212 Total Points Won 51.2%
Service Games Won 65.6%
Service Points Won 56.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
2 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 3r 1r - - - -
3 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 1r 2r 2r - - -
3 / 5 WIMBLEDON - 2r 1r 3r 1r 1r - -
0 / 4 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r 1r - - -

Doubles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
1 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - 1r - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - 1r - - - - -
1 / 5 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 1r 1r 2r - -
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - - - -

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Heather Watson Results

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    Doubles

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 11-May-2015 // $2,428,490 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 41 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Roberta Vinci (ITA) 44 6-3 6-1
R32 Loss [10] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 10 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$14,516

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 02-May-2015 // $4,059,850 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [Q] Mariana Duque-Mariño (COL) 110 0-6 6-3 7-6 (11)

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$13,007

PRAGUE

WTA // CZECH REPUBLIC // 27-Apr-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 40 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Polona Hercog (SLO) 72 7-5 3-6 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 06-Apr-2015 // $665,900 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 41 // Seed/Entry: 16/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Donna Vekic (CRO) 108 6-3 4-6 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,280

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 24-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 41 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 96 3-6 6-1 7-5
R64 Loss [13] Angelique Kerber (GER) 15 7-5 3-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$17,100

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 43 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Julia Goerges (GER) 62 6-4 5-7 6-3
R64 Win [29] Camila Giorgi (ITA) 33 7-5 7-5
R32 Win [7] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 8 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss [12] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 13 7-6 (5) 3-6 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+120

Prize Money

$59,185

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 23-Feb-2015 // $665,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 42 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Olla Mourad (QAT) - 6-1 6-0
Q-R16 Loss Saisai Zheng (CHN) 77 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,550

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2015 // $2,212,250 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 43 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [Q] Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 132 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$7,474

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 38 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 52 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$30,168

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 46 7-5 6-1
R16 Win [5] Sloane Stephens (USA) 34 6-3 6-1
Q Win [9] Roberta Vinci (ITA) 44 7-6 (0) 6-2
S Win [8] Alison Riske (USA) 42 6-3 7-5
F Win [Q] Madison Brengle (USA) 84 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
45 45 99

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R64 70
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R16 110
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 40
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R32 160
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R16 160
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R16 160
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 50 131
2013 119 135
2012 49 52
2011 92 172
2010 176 254
2009 588 589
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
19-Jan-2015 (38) 15-Apr-2013 (45)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
45 1109

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R64 70
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R16 110
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 40
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R32 160
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R16 160
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R16 160
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
11/05/2015 ROME R32 60
02/05/2015 MADRID R64 10
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON R64 1
24/03/2015 MIAMI R64 35
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R16 120
23/02/2015 DOHA Q - R16 13
15/02/2015 DUBAI R64 1
27/09/2014 BEIJING R64 10
21/09/2014 WUHAN R64 1
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL R16 135
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE S 185
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
18/03/2014 MIAMI R128 10
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R16 65
05/01/2014 SYDNEY Q - R32 13
29/12/2013 BRISBANE S 25
28/09/2013 BEIJING R64 5
22/09/2013 TOKYO Q - R16 20
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q - R64 1
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE R16 60
19/03/2013 MIAMI R128 5
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
29/09/2012 BEIJING Q - R16 20
23/09/2012 TOKYO Q 100
16/07/2012 CARLSBAD R16 60
09/07/2012 STANFORD R16 60
18/06/2012 EASTBOURNE R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q - R64 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI R32 80
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
13/02/2012 DOHA Q - R16 20
21/08/2011 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 8
08/08/2011 TORONTO Q - R32 20
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE R32 1
09/05/2011 ROME Q - R16 20
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON Q 12
22/03/2011 MIAMI R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE S 80
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON Q 12
23/03/2010 MIAMI R128 5

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
27/04/2015 PRAGUE R32 1
11/01/2015 HOBART W 280
06/10/2014 OSAKA R16 30
15/09/2014 SEOUL R32 1
28/07/2014 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
21/07/2014 BAKU R32 1
24/02/2014 ACAPULCO Q - R32 1
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
07/10/2013 OSAKA R32 1
16/09/2013 SEOUL R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC R16 30
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM R32 15
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q 70
28/01/2013 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
31/12/2012 AUCKLAND R16 30
08/10/2012 OSAKA W 280
10/09/2012 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
19/08/2012 DALLAS R32 1
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM R16 30
30/04/2012 ESTORIL S 46
Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2012 MEMPHIS R32 1
06/02/2012 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
08/01/2012 HOBART S 16
17/10/2011 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
12/09/2011 QUEBEC CITY Q 70
25/07/2011 WASHINGTON DC R16 30
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM R16 30
25/04/2011 ESTORIL Q - Q 10
28/02/2011 MONTERREY Q - R16 6
13/02/2011 MEMPHIS S 80
Date Tournament Round Points
03/01/2011 AUCKLAND S 86
18/10/2010 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
13/09/2010 QUEBEC CITY Q - Q 10
02/08/2010 COPENHAGEN Q - R32 1
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R64 1

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