Supported by the LTA’s Pro Scholarship Programme the highest level of support offered to developing players aged between 16 and 24 with the best chance of reaching the ATP/WTA top 100 singles. 

A regular on the WTA Tour since her debut at the 2015 Aegon International, Dart has performed well at recent Grand Slams and established herself in the GB Fed Cup team.

scheduleLast updated 18/10/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain 4
WORLD RANKING
134 6 arrow_drop_up
CAREER HIGH
121 28/01/2019
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
3

Get to know Harriet

  • Place of birth: London
  • Lives: London
  • Trains: NTC & Tipsarevic Tennis Academy
  • Coach: Vuk Bolic & Biljana Veselinovic
  • Twitter: @harriet_dart
  • Family: Tennis runs in the family – parents Susie and Nick met at Harriet’s home club, Cumberland LTC.
  • Likes: Football – supports Arsenal – also likes shopping and going to the cinema. She was a talented cross country runner and had to choose between that and tennis. 
  • Favourite surface: Hard and grass
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing aged 7 at Cumberland LTC and was instrumental in helping them in first national league club champion’s title in 2013 and retain in 2014. First memory of tennis is picking up a racket and playing it like a guitar!
  • Goals: Short-term, to break into the top 100. Long-term, to win grand slams.
GB RANKING
Great Britain 6
WORLD RANKING
199
CAREER HIGH
92 08/04/2019
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
3

Get to know Harriet

  • Place of birth: London
  • Lives: London
  • Trains: NTC & Tipsarevic Tennis Academy
  • Coach: Vuk Bolic & Biljana Veselinovic
  • Twitter: @harriet_dart
  • Family: Tennis runs in the family – parents Susie and Nick met at Harriet’s home club, Cumberland LTC.
  • Likes: Football – supports Arsenal – also likes shopping and going to the cinema. She was a talented cross country runner and had to choose between that and tennis. 
  • Favourite surface: Hard and grass
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing aged 7 at Cumberland LTC and was instrumental in helping them in first national league club champion’s title in 2013 and retain in 2014. First memory of tennis is picking up a racket and playing it like a guitar!
  • Goals: Short-term, to break into the top 100. Long-term, to win grand slams.

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Beat her fellow Brit and good friend Heather Watson in the Monterrey Open on the WTA Tour in March. Was selected to represent Great Britain in a Billie Jean King Cup Play-Off tie against Mexico in April at the National Tennis Centre.

Reached quarter-finals of ITF 60K in Charlottesville in April and semi-finals of ITF 100K in South Carolina in May losing in three sets to Claire Liu. In July she reached her first Grand Slam final, teaming up with Joe Salisbury in the Wimbledon mixed doubles - the Brits finished runners-up to compatriot Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk.

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Qualified for the Australian Open and eventually fell to Wimbledon Champion, Simona Halep, in the second round. Standout performer in Great Britain’s Fed Cup Qualifier defeat to Slovakia in February. Part of the winning British Bulldogs team at the Battle of the Brits Team Tennis event at the NTC in July – sealed the win with victory in mixed doubles alongside Joe Salisbury. In October reached the final of a ITF $25k event in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin before being beaten by No.1 seed Kaia Kanepi 6-4 6-4.

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Enjoyed a successful year despite being kept out for 14 weeks through injury. Qualified for US Open main draw for the first time and reached Wimbledon third round, eventually losing to world number one Ash Barty on Centre Court. Runner-up in the W25 tournament in Sunderland having beaten Laura Robson and Tara Moore along the way. Reached the last 16 of the WTA Premier tournament in Brisbane, and qualified for the first round of the Australian Open in Melbourne, where she lost in straight sets to Maria Sharapova. Part of the successful Fed Cup squad that overcame Kazakhstan in April. Reached the second round in Nottingham where she lost to sixth seed Alja Tomljanovic. Played alongside Venus Williams in the Nature Valley Classic doubles in Birmingham.

Career Highlights Career Highlights addremove

Reaching Wimbledon mixed doubles semi-final alongside Jay Clarke in 2018.

Early Career Early Career addremove

Played in first of four Junior Grand Slams in 2014 at Melbourne – travelled alone – and in same year recorded three victories over players ranked inside the Junior ITF top 10 at Grade 1 ITF tournament in Roehampton. Reached R2 at Junior Wimbledon by beating defending champion Eddie Herr in R1. Progressed to Women’s ITF circuit in the UK at end of 2013, reaching singles SFs in Egypt and winning first pro event doubles title. Won maiden singles title at first non-UK ITF tournament in 2014 at Sharm El Sheikh. Missed six months from October 2015 with foot injury but on return almost qualified into main draw of Wimbledon – lost in final qualifying round. In Sept 2016 she suffered a serious hip injury.

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