Emma Raducanu: Young Tennis Player

Emma Raducanu is a British professional tennis player

Emma Raducanu: Young Tennis Player

Emma Raducanu: Young Tennis Player

 

Emma Raducanu is a British professional tennis player. She has won three singles titles on the ITF Circuit. At the age of 18, she became the first qualifier to reach a woman’s singles Grand Slam final in the Open era. She has a career-high singles ranking of world No.150 achieved on 23 August 2021.

 

Raducanu  rapidly to be prominence in 2021. She ranked no. 338 in the world and she reached the fourth round on her debut as a wildcard at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. This success make her access to the qualifying competition for the US Open in September 2021 and after qualifying successfully for the main draw she reached the final. She became the first qualifier in the Open Era, male or female to reach the major singles final.

 

In June, Raducanu made her main draw Grand Slam debut on a wildcard to the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. She has advanced to the third round with initial victories over Vitalia Diatchenko and Marketa Vondrousova. She was the youngest British woman o reach the Wimbledon third round since Elena Baltacha in 2002, also as an 18-year-old. She then defeated Sorana Cirstea to reach the fourth round, becoming, at 18 years and 239 days old, the youngest British woman to reach the last 16 in the Open Era, and guaranteeing a top 185 in WTA rankings, having been at world No. 338 at the start of Wimbledon. This kid is doing her level best every time and we just think that she is even inspiring other kids too.

 

Hard work finally gets paid

 

Her status and fame come to innumerable potential stressors, she has attempted to limit by giving her phone away to the members of her team she said that “Honestly, I Don’t really realize that what is going on back home because I have just been focusing here, keeping it tight and close with my team.”

 

Raducanu has talked about the closeness of her team, a group that has changed since Wimbledon. Raducanu decided to part ways with her coach of two years, Nigel Sears, and return to a familiar face, Andrew Richardson, who had worked with her when she was 11.

Sears is one of the well-known British coaches on the tour but Raducanu said that she felt she needed a better fit for her development as she take off on her first journey and looked to grow from her ranking of 184 after Wimbledon.

On Saturday she will play Canadian Leylah Fernandez who turned 19 on Monday.

With British tennis royalty Tim Henman and Virginia Wade looking on from the stands, Raducanu deflect seven breakpoints across her first two service games and she capitalized on a trio of double faults from Sakkari on the way to a 5-0 lead in the first set.

She Down a break in the second set, Sakkari then fought off five breakpoints in a near 10-minute seventh game but the 18-year-old Raducanu would not be denied and went on to seal the match to set up a final against fellow teen Leylah Fernandez of Canada.

If Raducanu wins, she will be the youngest Grand Slam champion since Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon in 2004 at the age of 17.