Emma Raducanu grew to become the primary qualifier to win the US Open.© AFP
US Open champion Emma Raducanu mentioned 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 grew to become 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 grew to become Britain’s first Grand Slam champion in ladies’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’ve a couple of days’ relaxation and restoration (arising), I believe wanted after the final seven weeks,” she informed American broadcaster CNBC on Tuesday.
“But then I’m straight again to coaching and hungry to get higher and are available again out and play some extra tournaments.”
Raducanu might obtain a wild card to the WTA Tour’s prestigious Indian Wells event 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 style present this week.
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