Emma Raducanu turned the primary qualifier to win the US Open.© AFP
US Open champion Emma Raducanu stated she is “hungry” to enhance her tennis and plans to proceed competing this yr after her beautiful success at Flushing Meadows. The 18-year-old Briton turned the primary qualifier in historical past to win a Grand Slam when she defeated 19-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday. Raducanu turned Britain’s first Grand Slam champion in girls’s singles since Virginia Wade in 1977 and didn’t drop a set throughout her run to the title in New York.
The new world quantity 23 shot to fame at Wimbledon earlier this yr, reaching the fourth spherical in her first Grand Slam, and intends to have a brief relaxation after a whirlwind two months.
“I have a few days’ rest and recovery (coming up), I think needed after the last seven weeks,” she instructed American broadcaster CNBC on Tuesday.
“But then I am straight back to training and hungry to get better and come back out and play some more tournaments.”
Raducanu may obtain a wild card to the WTA Tour’s prestigious Indian Wells match in California subsequent month.
Her beautiful victory in New York has introduced newfound fame.
She has attracted reward from Queen Elizabeth II, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and appeared at New York’s flagship Met Gala trend present this week.
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