Heather Watson

Heather Watson

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Heather Watson is a former British NO.1 tennis player. Heather Watson has won ITF Junior Circuit, Sara Gomer, Jo Durie, and more.

Early life

On May 19, 1992, Heather Miriam Watson was born in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey. As of now, she is already 29 years old and her zodiac sign is Taurus. she was born to her mother Michelle Watson, and her father Ian Watson. Thus, her father is British and her mother is from Papua New Guinea. From 1995 until his retirement in 2010, her father worked as the managing director of Guernsey Electricity.

She has 2 sisters and a brother whose name is still not known. Thus, she attended Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida at the age of 12. In 2009, she graduated from Pendleton High School.

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Caption: Heather Watson with her mother. Source(Instagram)


Heather Watson discovered her passion very early and began playing tennis at age of 7. In the year 2006, she earned the British Under-14 Championship and took off her career. In the upcoming year, she as well grabbed the British Under-16 Championship. Therefore, she also became a semi-finalist of the British Under-18 Championship. In March 2009, she took a big stride. At the Jersey Open, she played the very first senior tournament. Unfortunately, in the second round, she has to return home. The reason behind it was she lost with another superb player Katie O’Brien.

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Caption: Heather Watson during her match with her partner. Source(Instagram)

Thus, she experienced one of the prime moments of her life, at Frinton’s $10000 tournament. Then, after beating Anna Fitzpatrick, she won her first-ever senior title. In addition, at the 2009 US Open, she seeded eleventh for the girl’s single. Finally, she won against Yana Buchina in the finale. With her partner, she reached the finals of the girl’s double, at the 2009 French Open. Unfortunately, she and Timea Babos were beaten by Elena Bogdan and Noppawan Lertcheewakarn.

She along with Yana Buchina became the seventh seed, at the Australian girl’s double. And, they were 6th seed at the U.S. girl’s doubles. However, the duo returned home after 1st round at both competitions. Therefore, she teamed up along with Magda Linette, at Wimbledon. However, she and Magda Linette could not make it to the final. On the International Tennis Federation circuit in 2009, she started competing.  therefore, she entered the qualifying competition for Bath’s $10000 event. Sadly, she was not able to win a match.

More about career

Later on, she entered Jersey $25,000 event. Thus, she ended up at number 5888 in the 2009 season, beating several events. In the year 2010, she started as a wild card into Sutton’s $25,000 ITF event. Moving on, she ended up as a quarterfinalist. In April 2010, of Mississippi’s $25,000 ITF, she again became a quarterfinalist. Sooner, she was qualified for Charleston’s WTA event. In the year 2011, she started by qualifying and reaching the quarterfinals of the 2011 ASB Classic.

Additionally, she entered the 2011 Australian Open, in the same year. In the 2011 Cellular South Cup, she lost to Evgeniya Rodina in the quarterfinal. Also, in the 2011 French Open, she won the title for the first time ever. In the event, she beated Stefanie Voegele. In the year 2012,  she was seen participating in the 2012 Australian Open, French Open, Stanford Classic. And, also in Mercury Insurance Open, Texas Open, 2012 Summer Olympics, 2012 Bell Challenge. Moreover, in the 2012 HP Open, and 2012 Toray Pan Pacific Open. Furthermore, she was chosen for the GB Federation Cup Team, in the same year.

Since 2002, she became the first British female player to compete in the 3rd round of Wimbledon. In 2013, she qualified for the 2013 Australian Open. And, she reached the second round, for the first time. In the 2013 PTT Pattaya Open, she was the 8th seed. Unfortunately, she missed Great Britain’s Fed Cup, due to glandular fever. Also, she defeated Ksenia Pervak, at the 2014 Dow Corning Tennis Classic. Later, she grabbed her 4th ITF title. Eventually, she qualified for the 2012 Western & Southern Open. And, Heather’s net worth is not revealed yet.

Personal life

According to the sources, Heather Watson is not married yet but she is in a relationship. Previosuly, she was in a relationship with Lloyd Glasspool from 2016 to 2018. Her ex-partner Lloyd is also a British professional tennis player. As of now, she is in a relationship with Morecambe footballer, Courtney Duffus from 2019.

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Caption: Heather Watson with her boyfriend. Source(Instagram)

Body measurement and Social media

Heather Watson is very pretty and beautiful. Likewise, she has a perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm/ 1.70 m). And, she wears a dress size of 4 US and a shoe size of 8 US. Unfortunately, the player’s body measurement and body weight are not revealed yet. Similarly, Heather has brown pairs of eyes and brown hair color.

She has an Instagram account named @heatherwatson92 with 110k followers. And she has her Twitter account named @HeatherWatson92, with 168.2k followers.

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