Heather Watson won the mixed doubles title at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships with Henri Kontinen, becoming the first British female grand slam champion in 25 years. Watson and Kontinen also reached the mixed doubles final in 2017. As a junior, Watson won the 2009 US Open girls’ title. She reached a peak junior ranking of world number 3. Watson won her first WTA title in 2012 at the Japan Open.
Her game is based on her excellent movement around the court and excellent footwork. Watson is an ambassador for the British tennis charity ‘Give it Your Max. Her sponsors are New Balance and Babolat. She has earned over $6 million in her career.
Heather Watson’s Sponsors
Watson has a clothing and shoe sponsorship contract with New Balance. New Balance is an American brand that has a presence in the UK and the European market.
She has a racquet contract with Babolat. She currently uses the Babolat Pure Strike racquet. Before that, she was using the Babolat Pure Drive racquet. Before Babolat, she was using Dunlop racquets.