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Heather Watson

Heather Watson
  • Residence: Guernsey & Bradenton, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 19 May 1992
  • Birthplace: Guernsey
  • 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 (part-time) and Pat Harrison ... Mother's name is Michelle; father's name 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 hardcourts ... 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 3
WTA Doubles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $471,542 $2,193,459
W/L - Singles 18 - 17 220 - 162
W/L - Doubles 9 - 11 79 - 90
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Results

OLYMPICS

WTA // BRAZIL // 06-Aug-2016 // $0 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/0Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Shuai Peng (CHN) 266 6-4 6-7 (5) 6-3
R32 Loss Elina Svitolina (UKR) 20 6-3 1-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
75 65 85
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
19-Jan-2015 (38) 15-Apr-2013 (45)
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2015 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.54); won one WTA title at Hobart (d. Brengle in final); QF at Hong Kong; reached 4r once, 3r twice (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors and Madrid - l. to Duque-Mariño 06 63 119(11); held 5mp in third set - 3mp at 6-5, 2mp at 7-6 and 9-8 in tie-break) and in qualifying three times.

2014 - Second Top 50 season (finishing No.50); 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 (finishing No.49); 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; also 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 (3): 2016 - Monterrey; 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).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2016 - Wimbledon (w/Kontinen).

ADDITIONAL
British Fed Cup Team, 2011-15; British Olympic Team, 2012, 2016.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 3
WTA Doubles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $471,542 $2,193,459
W/L - Singles 18 - 17 220 - 162
W/L - Doubles 9 - 11 79 - 90

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 130 1st Serve Return Points Won 36.7%
Double Faults 104 2nd Serve Return Points Won 56.9%
1st Serve 59.5% Break Points Opportunities 244
1st Serve Points Won 65.1% Break Points Converted 50.4%
2nd Serve Points Won 46.3% Return Games Played 343
Break Points Faced 282 Return Games Won 35.9%
Break Points Saved 59.2% Return Points Won 44.5%
Service Games Played 343 Total Points Won 51.1%
Service Games Won 66.5%
Service Points Won 57.5%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 1r 3r 1r - - -
5 / 6 FRENCH OPEN 2r 2r 2r 1r 2r 2r - -
5 / 7 WIMBLEDON 1r 3r 2r 1r 3r 1r 1r -
0 / 5 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r 1r 1r - -

Doubles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 2r - 1r - - - -
0 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r - 1r - - - -
4 / 7 WIMBLEDON 3r 2r 1r 1r 1r 1r 2r -
0 / 3 US OPEN - - 1r 1r 1r - - -

Heather Watson Results

  • Singles
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OLYMPICS

WTA // BRAZIL // 06-Aug-2016 // $0 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/0Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Shuai Peng (CHN) 266 6-4 6-7 (5) 6-3
R32 Loss Elina Svitolina (UKR) 20 6-3 1-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

MONTREAL

WTA // CANADA // 25-Jul-2016 // $2,413,663 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [13] Samantha Stosur (AUS) 18 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$7,680

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 27-Jun-2016 // $19,174,575 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Annika Beck (GER) 43 3-6 6-0 12-10

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$45,987

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 19-Jun-2016 // $711,778 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Elena Vesnina (RUS) 53 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$3,205

BIRMINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 13-Jun-2016 // $780,900 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Camila Giorgi (ITA) 66 6-4 7-5
R16 Loss Barbora Strycova (CZE) 30 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$11,930

NOTTINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 06-Jun-2016 // $226,750 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 56 // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 90 4-6 6-0 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 22-May-2016 // $16,474,735 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 56 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Nicole Gibbs (USA) 72 5-7 6-2 6-2
R64 Loss [13] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 15 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$64,628

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 15-May-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 54 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 62 6-3 0-6 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 09-May-2016 // $2,599,610 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 55 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Nastassja Burnett (ITA) 317 6-3 2-6 6-3
Q-R16 Win [16] Ana Konjuh (CRO) 78 7-5 4-6 6-3
R64 Win [14] Sara Errani (ITA) 18 6-4 3-6 6-0
R32 Loss Barbora Strycova (CZE) 36 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+90

Prize Money

$15,680

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 30-Apr-2016 // $4,771,360 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 56 // Seed/Entry: /L

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 141 7-6 (9) 7-6 (4)
Q-R16 Loss [11] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 74 7-6 (4) 6-2
R64 Loss Daria Gavrilova (AUS) 39 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$15,193

KATOWICE

WTA // POLAND // 04-Apr-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 55 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 88 6-2 3-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 22-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 132 6-1 6-0
R64 Win [20] Sloane Stephens (USA) 22 6-3 6-0
R32 Win Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 47 3-6 7-5 6-3
R16 Loss [5] Simona Halep (ROU) 5 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+120

Prize Money

$67,590

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 09-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 53 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) - 7-6 (4) 4-6 6-1
R64 Loss [32] Monica Niculescu (ROU) 34 6-4 2-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$19,530

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 29-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 84 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Misaki Doi (JPN) 54 6-4 6-7 6-3
R16 Win Polona Hercog (SLO) 81 6-2 6-3
Q Win [2] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 22 7-5 6-4
S Win [5] Caroline Garcia (FRA) 38 6-1 6-2
F Win Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 73 3-6 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 22-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 83 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Christina McHale (USA) 64 4-6 6-0 7-6 (1)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Timea Babos (HUN) 60 6-7 (4) 7-5 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$28,917

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 10-Jan-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Teliana Pereira (BRA) 46 6-3 6-0
R16 Win [4] Monica Niculescu (ROU) 38 6-7 (3) 6-2 7-6 (3)
Q Loss Johanna Larsson (SWE) 54 3-6 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$5,900

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
75 65 85

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON R128 10
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R32 130
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
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
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
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2015 54 102
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
75 872

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON R128 10
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R32 130
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
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
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
25/07/2016 MONTREAL R64 1
19/06/2016 EASTBOURNE R64 1
13/06/2016 BIRMINGHAM R16 55
09/05/2016 ROME Q 90
30/04/2016 MADRID R16 20
22/03/2016 MIAMI R16 120
09/03/2016 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
03/10/2015 BEIJING Q - R16 20
27/09/2015 WUHAN Q 30
17/08/2015 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/08/2015 TORONTO R16 90
21/06/2015 EASTBOURNE R16 55
15/06/2015 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
27/09/2014 BEIJING R64 10
21/09/2014 WUHAN R64 1
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R16 30
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
23/03/2010 MIAMI R128 5

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
06/06/2016 NOTTINGHAM R32 1
15/05/2016 STRASBOURG R32 1
04/04/2016 KATOWICE R32 1
29/02/2016 MONTERREY W 280
22/02/2016 ACAPULCO R32 1
10/01/2016 HOBART Q 60
19/10/2015 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
12/10/2015 HONG KONG Q 60
21/09/2015 SEOUL R32 1
03/08/2015 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
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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