Born on 19 May 1992 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, England, Heather Miriam Watson is a British professional tennis player.
She is a former British No.1 who has nine career titles including a mixed-doubles title with Henri Kontinen at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.
This feat made her the first British woman to win a Grand Slam title since Jo Durie in 1991 and the first Brit to win a Wimbledon since 1987.
Watson won her first WTA Tour singles title at the Japan Open; earlier in her career as a junior, she won the U.S Open and gold at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games.
At age twelve she went to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida; having started playing tennis at the age of seven. She turned professional in 2010.
Watson is right-handed and plays with a two-handed backhand. She uses the Babolat Pure Strike racquet.
Heather Watson Family: Husband, Children, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Heather Watson Husband
Watson does not have a husband at present.
Heather Watson Children
Watson does not have any children at present.
Heather Watson Parents
Watson was born to Ian Watson and Michelle Watson who is originally from Papua New Guinea.
Heather Watson Siblings
Watson has three siblings; Adam, Stephanie, and Julie Watson.
Heather Watson Nationality
Watson is British.
Heather Watson Ethnicity
Watson is biracial.