Heather Watson Player Profile
Heather Watson: Does not have a good record at the US Open
British No 1 Watson is beginning to find her feet again after recovering from the illness which blighted her 2013 season.
Watson suffered three straight first-round exits at the grand slams last year as she struggled to get back to her best following a spell out with glandular fever.
The problems led to her falling outside the world’s top 100 but she began to claw her way back up the rankings with victories in ITF tournaments in Midland and Prague.
She made it through qualifying at the French Open before losing to eventual runner-up Simona Halep, while she pushed Angelique Kerber to three sets in the second round of Wimbledon.
There was further encouragement in the form of a run to the semi-finals of the WTA event in Eastbourne and an appearance in the last 16 of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
Watson, who has never won a match in the US Open main draw in three attempts, has a good all-round game and displays brilliant timing and touch when on form.
- Nationality: GBR
- Date Of Birth: May 19, 1992
- Became Pro: 2010
- Height: 1.7 m
|08/10/14||Y Putintseva||WTA Japan Women's Open Tennis||R2||Lost||4-6, 5-7|
|06/10/14||J Jaksic||WTA Japan Women's Open Tennis||R1||Won||3-6, 6-4, 6-2|
|28/09/14||V Williams||WTA Tour China Open||R1||Lost||6-3, 6-1|
|22/09/14||S Errani||WTA Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open||R1||Lost||5-7, 4-6|
|16/09/14||N Gibbs||WTA Korea Open 2014||R1||Lost||7-5, 6-2|
|27/08/14||A Riske & C Vandeweghe||US Open||R1||Lost||5-7, 3-6|
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