Martina Navratilova is a word more than authorized in the world of tennis, especially when it comes to highlighting a rising star. Although she is growing as a player and has just dawned on the WTA circuit, Emma Raducanu has already begun to receive flowers from a glory of sport.
In his second appearance at a Grand Slam she challenged Belinda Bencic and erased her 6-3, 6-4 to reach an unprecedented semifinal.
In a US Open of more surprises than confirmations, the American was full of praise for Raducanu, whom she highlighted as a “finished product” despite his youth.
“Her shooting selection is 99.99% perfect and she has a very high tennis and mental intelligence,” was just the beginning of what an 18 Grand Slams winner said in singles for a fledgling career.
“It seems like she’s a finished product while she’s still starting her career. Yes, she can win the tournament. Will she? I don’t think so, because I think the older players are still better than her at their best, but I’m impressed.” , Martina sentenced.
The British is only two steps away from, perhaps, embracing a glory of the sport on the Arthur Ashe bigger stage.