Watson the first British player won the Acapulco Open title

Watson hits the ball
Heather Watson

The 27 years old Britain Professional Tennis Player Heather Watson lifted a title at WTA Acapulco Open 2020 in Mexico. In the finals, Watson beat Candian hope the young player Leylah Annie Fernandez by a score of 2-1(6-4, 68-710, 6-1). She is the first British player to win a title at the Acapulco Open.

The road to the Acapulco Open 2020 Final

In the qualifier rounds, Heather Watson conquered Vandeweghe(USA) and Bondarenko(UKR). At the quarter-final, She triumphed an American Tennis player Christina McHale by a count of 2-1(6-3, 1-6, 6-1).

The former British No.1 faced Chinese 18 years old Xiyu Wang in the semi-finals. The young player has provided tough competition for the experienced Watson. Eventually, Heather won the match by a score of 2-0(6-4, 78– 66). As a result, she reached the final.

Watson’s Fourth singles title

Accordingly, Heather Picked up the fourth singles title in her professional tennis career. Before the Acapulco title she succeeded in 2016 – Monterrey, 2015 – Hobart, and 2012 – Osaka Opens.ย  In 2019, Watson lost the final match in Tianjin Open, China. She lost the match in the semi-final at 2020 Hobart International in the face of Elena Rybakina who won the title.

Heather Watson has pretty good records in Doubles and Mixed Doubles categories as well. She won the four WTA Doubles titles(Acapulco-2018, Baku-2014, Stanford and Dallas-2012) and one Mixed Doubles titles(Wimbledon,2016).

During the Junior Career, Watson won the US Open singles titles in 2009 and a gold medal at the 2008 Youth Commonwealth games in India. Also, She played in the British Fed Cup Team(2011-2018) and Olympic Team(2012 & 2016).

Heather Watson’s WTA Top Rank by Year

Heather Watson's WTA top rank by year

Furthermore, Heather Miriam Waston was born on May 19, 1992, in Guernsey, United Kingdom(UK). A Right-handed tennis player loves to play on Hard surfaces. She is the second British woman to win the WTA singles titles(2012 Japan Open) since Sara Gomer in 1988. Morgan Phillips has been coaching her for a long time.

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Published : 11:22 AM, Sun, 1 March 2020

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