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.
Who Are Heather Watson’s Mum And Father?
Heather Watson’s mother is Michelle Watson who is originally from Papua New Guinea and her father is Ian Watson who is British and until 2010 was the managing director of Guernsey Electricity 1995.
Heather Watson’s Mum And Father Nationality
Watson’s father is British while her mother is British-Papua New Guinean.
Heather Watson’s Mum And Father Ethnicity
Watson’s father is caucasian and her mother is Black.
Heather Watson’s Mum And Father Age
Watson’s parents’ ages are presently undisclosed.