Emma Raducanu Biography:
Emma Raducanu is a British Professional Tennis Player and she is the top-ranked British player. She is the first British player to win a Grand Slam singles title since 1977 (Virginia Wade at Wimbledon Championships 1997) and the First to win US Open singles since 1968 (Virginia Wade at US Open 1968).
Emma was born on Wednesday, November 13, 2002, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and she lives in London, England, UK. From the age of five, she started playing Tennis.
In 2018, Emma started her career at the ITF Chandigarh Lawn Tennis girls Tournament held in India and won ITF grade-3. Later that year, she won ITF grade-2 at New Delhi, India In 2019, She won the ITF NECC-Deccan $25,000 tournament held in Pune, India.
Raducanu next participated in exhibition matches and small tournaments in the United Kingdom as many tennis events were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In December 2020, She won the LTA British Tour Masters title.
In 2021, she made her debut (on a wildcard) in the Wimbledon Championships 2021 and ended her journey in the second set of her 4th-round match against Ajla Tomljanović, after experiencing breathing difficulties.
Later, in August 2020, she made her debut in the US Open and reached the final without dropping a set. She became the youngest player to reach the final since Maria Sharapova in 2005 and in the final, she defeated Leylah Fernandez by 6-4, 6-3.
Raducanu was the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era, and the first woman in the Open Era to win a major tournament on her second appearance. She also became just the second US Open debutante after Bianca Andreescu to win the tournament.
All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Emma Raducanu|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Nigel Sears (Former)|
|Date of Birth||November 13, 2002 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as in 2021)||18 Years|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Residence||London, England, UK|
|School||Newstead Wood School, Orpington|
|Education Qualifications||Not Known|
Best finish at each of the four Grand Slams – singles:
Australian Open: Yet to Participate
French Open: Yet to Participate
Wimbledon: 4th Round (2021)
US Open: Winner (2021)
Highest ranking: No. 23
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||175 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.75 m (in meters)
5’ 9” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||68 kg (in kilograms) |
149 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Name Not Known |
Mother: Name Not Known