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Rising Brit, Heather Watson signs with Dunlop.

Heather Watson for Dunlop Today Dunlop announced the signing of British tennis player Heather Watson. The 19 year old hails from Guernsey, an island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy, and now trains at the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida. Already recognized as an up-and-comer Watson is one of the WTA's 6 featured 2011 Xperia Hot Shots.   

Watson is currently 85th in the 2011 WTA Singles Race. She uses the Dunlop Biomimetic 300 Tour (MSRP $210) for her penetrating groundstrokes and strong baseline game. Her chief weapon is the two handed backhand. 

Watson's apparel sponsor is K-Swiss. Pictured here she wears the Spring pleated dress (which is actually on sale at the moment).

More on the racquet at Dunlop or Tennis Warehouse.

Look for Watson on tour and at the US Open. Follow her on Twitter @HeatherWatson92. Tell her @TennisIdentity said hello.