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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

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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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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 1 1
Prize Money $78,140 $903,381
W/L - Singles 15 - 6 157 - 109
W/L - Doubles 4 - 1 57 - 59
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Results

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 121 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 81 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$9,165
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
121 62 149
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Feb-2013 (39) 15-Apr-2013 (45)
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2013 - Illness-marred season (finishing No.119); solid start to year, highlighted by one QF at Memphis, 3r once (Australian Open) 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 time (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times; had also withdrawn from Hobart w/right elbow injury and from Charleston w/left adductor injury.

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 (1): 2012 - Osaka.

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

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

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 1 1
Prize Money $78,140 $903,381
W/L - Singles 15 - 6 157 - 109
W/L - Doubles 4 - 1 57 - 59

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 3r 1r - - - - -
2 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 2r 2r - - - -
2 / 4 WIMBLEDON - 1r 3r 1r 1r - - -
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
1 / 4 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 1r 2r - - - -
0 / 2 US OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -

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Heather Watson Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 121 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 81 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$9,165

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 134 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [7] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 83 6-1 6-4
Q-R32 Win [21] Teliana Pereira (BRA) 99 6-2 6-2
R128 Win [W] Belinda Bencic (SUI) 146 7-5 6-4
R64 Loss [2] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 3 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+65

Prize Money

$16,000

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 24-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Victoria Duval (USA) 157 6-2 2-1 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$530

MIDLAND

ITF // USA // 10-Feb-2014 // $100,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 161 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) 261 6-1 6-3
R16 Win [7] Anna Tatishvili (USA) 115 6-2 6-4
Q Win [4] Olga Govortsova (BLR) 98 6-3 6-2
S Win Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) 136 6-3 6-4
F Win Ksenia Pervak (RUS) 226 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+140

Prize Money

$15,200

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 121 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win [W] Arina Rodionova (AUS) 239 6-4 6-3
Q-R64 Win Stephanie Foretz Gacon (FRA) 164 6-0 2-0 RET
Q-R32 Win [23] Irina Falconi (USA) 142 6-4 7-6 (1)
R128 Loss [31] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 33 7-5 3-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+40

Prize Money

$26,597

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 120 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Johanna Larsson (SWE) 90 4-6 6-0 6-1
Q-R32 Loss [1] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 48 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,010

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 29-Dec-2013 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 121 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Mandy Minella (LUX) 106 7-6 (5) 7-5
Q-R16 Win [2] Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 80 2-6 6-3 6-0
Q-Q Win [W] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 238 6-4 6-4
R32 Loss [9] Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 23 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$6,371

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
121 62 149

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
2013 119 135
2012 49 52
2011 92 172
2010 176 254
2009 588 589
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Feb-2013 (39) 15-Apr-2013 (45)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
121 530

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q - R64 1
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
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
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q - R64 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI R32 80
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
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
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE S 80
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON Q 12
Date Tournament Round Points
23/03/2010 MIAMI R128 5

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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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