Emma Raducanu

Born Nov 13, 2002
Nationality England England

Emma Raducanu is a British tennis player born on November 13, 2002. The young professional comes with a career-high singles ranking of number 179 in the WTA. While in the ITF Circuit, she won a total of three singles titles. In addition, she made his Wimbledon championship debut in 2021 after earning a wildcard spot. During the tournament, she advanced to the fourth round, but withdrew during the second set for medical reasons.

The right-handed Raducanu was born in Toronto, Canada to a Chinese mother and a Romanian father. When she was two years old, her family moved to Greater London. By the time she was five years old, she started playing tennis. In terms of education, she was enrolled at the Newstead Wood School. This school was situated in the London Borough of Bromley.

Raducanu made her professional debut in 2018. She was barely sixteen years old when she decided to go professional. Her first match happened during the ITF Tiberias tournament in Israel in May 2018 wherein she defeated Belgian player, Helene Scholsen. She also won her second professional match over Johana Markova of the Czech Republic in October of 2018. Her first loss on the other hand happened in March 2019. She got back to her feet and won over Naiktha Bains of Great Britain during the ITF Pune on December 2019. Furthermore, Raducanu experienced another loss under the ITF circuit in March 2020.

By 2021, Raducanu made her top 200 and Grand Slam debut. She also gained a wildcard entry to the 2021 Nottingham Open. Her Grand Slam debut happened when she got a wildcard entry to the 2021 Wimbledon Championships wherein, she earned a total of 3 victories that led her to advance to the fourth round. Her entry into the Wimbledon Championships earned her the record of the youngest British woman to advance to the fourth round. She would later have a remarkable three weeks in New York, winning the 2021 US Open, becoming the first qualifier ever to win a major.

Career Highlights (Singles)

  • Highest Ranking: 179th
  • Current Ranking (as of July 26,2021): 186th
  • Career Titles: 3 ITF, US Open
  • Career Record: 56-19

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