Here’s everything you need to know about the personal life, net worth, career of British professional Tennis player Heather Watson
Heather Watson Facts
|Saint Peter Port, Guernsey
|Net Worth (2023)
|Prize Money till date
|Date of Birth
|19th May, 1992
|5 ft 7 in
|1-time Grand Slam Champion
|New Balance and Babolat
Heather Watson Career
Heather Watson is an active tennis player, with a professional career spanning more than a decade. She is a 1-time Grand Slam Champion, having won the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles event in 2016. She has won 4 WTA singles titles and 4 doubles titles in her professional career till date besides her historic Grand Slam victory.
The 31-year-old is currently one of the most experienced and respected players on the WTA tour. She is now in the twilight phase of her career and there’s no doubt that she will leave behind a rich legacy whenever she decides to hang up her boots.
Watson was the No.1 female British Tennis player for a long period of time. In 2012, she won her maiden WTA singles title at the Japan Open and became the first British woman to win a WTA tournament singles title since Sara Gomer in 1988. She created a similar record following her Wimbledon title win in 2016, becoming the first British woman to win a major title since Jo Durie in 1991, and the first to win a Wimbledon title since Durie in 1987.
Watson has a Commonwealth Games Gold medal to her name, which she won in 2008 representing Guernsey. She achieved her career-best singles ranking of No.38 in 2015 and her highest-ever doubles ranking of No.39 in 2019. She has had a rapid decline in her rankings in the recent past and is currently placed No.178 and No.235 in singles and doubles respectively.
Heather Watson Net Worth and Salary
Heather Watson has an estimated net worth of US$5 million as of 2023. She has earned a total prize money of US$5,117,653 till date. As a professional player on the WTA tour, her salary is variable from season to season depending on the amount earned from sponsorships and endorsement deals. Her net worth is expected to rise with each passing year based on his performances on the court. We’ll update this column whenever we have further updates regarding Watson’s exact salary and annual income.
Heather Watson Personal Life
Heather Watson was born on 19th May, 1992 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey to Ian Watson (father) and Michelle Watson (mother). She has three siblings – one brother and two sisters. When it comes to her love life, she dated fellow tennis player Lloyd Glasspool from 2016-2018. She was then in a relationship with professional footballer Courtney Duffus from 2019-2022. As per sources, she is not dating anyone currently. We’ll update this column whenever we have further updates about her personal life.
Heather Watson Endorsements
As a successful professional tennis player, Watson has several endorsement and sponsorship deals in her pocket. She has a clothing and shoe sponsorship contract with American company ‘New Balance’. Her racquets are sponsored by Babolat currently and she uses the Babolat Pure Strike racquet. She has other sponsorship deals as well but the exact information regarding them is not available in the public domain as of now. We’ll update this column whenever we have further details about her sponsors.
Heather Watson FAQs
|What is the age and date of birth of Heather Watson?
|Heather Watson is 31 years old and was born on 19th May, 1992.
|What is the net worth of Heather Watson?
|Heather Watson has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
|What brands endorse Heather Watson?
|Heather Watson has endorsement deals with New Balance and Babolat.
|What is the nationality of Heather Watson?
|Heather Watson is a British citizen.
|Where was Heather Watson born?
|Heather Watson was born in the city of Saint Peter Port in Guernsey.
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