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Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
ResidenceLondon, UK
Born (2002-11-13) 13 November 2002 (age 18)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 35,185
Career record51–16 (76.1%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 333 (9 March 2020)
Current rankingNo. 336 (21 June 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon3R (2021)
Career record0–0
Career titles-
Highest rankingNo. -
Current rankingNo. -

Emma Raducanu (born 13 November 2002) is a British tennis player.[1]

She has a career-high WTA singles ranking of world No. 333, achieved on 9 March 2020. She has won three singles titles on the ITF Circuit.

Personal life

Emma Raducanu was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to a Romanian father (Romanian: Răducanu) and a Chinese mother, but moved to the UK at the age of 2 and grew up in London. She started playing tennis at the age of five at the Bromley Tennis Academy in London.[2]

She visits Romania several times a year and is in love with the Romanian cuisine. Her father is from Bucharest. Emma's grandmother still lives in downtown Bucharest.[3]

Raducanu confessed that she wants to be athletic like Simona Halep.[3]

Professional career

2021: WTA Tour, Grand Slam and top 250 debut

Emma Raducanu made her WTA Tour main draw debut at the 2021 Nottingham Open, where she gained an entry to the main draw of the event as a wildcard.[4][5]

In June, Emma Raducanu made her main draw grand slam debut after being given a wildcard to the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.[6] She advanced to the third round with victories over Vitalia Diatchenko[7] and Markéta Vondroušová.[8] With this successful run she guaranteed herself a spot in the top 250 in the WTA rankings. [9]

ITF Circuit finals

$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments

Singles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runners-up)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 May 2018 ITF Tiberias, Israel 15,000 Hard Hélène Scholsen 7–6(3), 6–4
Win 2–0 Oct 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Hard Johana Marková 6–4, 6–2
Loss 2–1 Mar 2019 ITF Tel Aviv, Israel 15,000 Hard Corinna Dentoni 4–6, 3–6
Win 3–1 Dec 2019 ITF Pune, India 25,000 Hard Naiktha Bains 3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Loss 3–2 Mar 2020 ITF Sunderland, UK 25,000 Hard (i) Viktoriya Tomova 6–4, 4–6, 3–6


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