Emma Raducanu surprised locals and strangers at the United States Open, where she beat each of her rivals until she became the brand new champion, just 18 years old. It has happened, with other tennis players, that the fact of winning at such a young age ends up playing against them. The Brit, however, seems comfortable with fame and will seek to keep climbing high.
In an interview with the New York Times newspaper, the young British woman assured that she still has a lot to improve and that she feels without pressure: “The most positive thing is that even having won the US Open, I feel like I have a lot to improve. I don’t feel pressured; I’m free and loose We all play tennis to win big tournaments and I was able to do it already. From now on, everything that comes will be extra, “he said.
The young woman, the daughter of a Chinese mother and a Romanian father, unexpectedly arrived at Indian Wells as the favorite for the title and with all eyes on her. The impact of her title on Flushing Meadows caused more than two million people to follow her on the social network Instagram. On this was consulted: “It seems unreal, it’s crazy, but I’m glad people want to follow me. It feels great.”, he stated.
Emma will debut in the Californian contest against Aliaksandra Sasnovich, who left the Colombian María Camila Osorio on the road.