Emma Raducanu Biography
Emma Raducanu (born 13 November 2002) is a professional tennis player from the United Kingdom. After making her debut in 2021, the star has become the talk of the tennis event this year.
Emma Raducanu Age
She is 19 years of age as at 2021.
|Age||19 years (2021)|
|Date of Birth||13 November 2002|
|Nationality||British with Canadian, Chinese and Romanian citizenship|
|Height||1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)|
Emma Raducanu Early Life and Background
Emma was born in Canada to a Chinese mother and a Romanian father who both work in the financial services industry. When she was two years old, her family relocated to England.
Emma Raducanu Education
She began playing tennis at the Bromley Tennis Academy when she was five years old. She was a student at Newstead Wood School, a grammar school in Bromley, London.
Emma Raducanu Tennis Career
Emma began competing in tennis youth tournaments as a youngster, including the US Open Juniors.
She reached the Wimbledon juniors quarter-finals in 2018, where she faced future French Open winner Iga Swiatek.
Her career-high WTA singles ranking was No. 333, achieved on March 9, 2020, before to her debut participation at Wimbledon 2021. On the ITF Circuit, she has won three singles titles.
Randucanu made her Grand Slam debut at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships as a wildcard and advanced to the fourth round. She withdrew from the event, citing medical reasons as the cause of her withdrawal.
Raducanu made her main draw grand slam debut at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships as a wildcard.
With wins over Vitalia Diatchenko and Markéta Vondrouová in the first round, she advanced to the fourth round.
She was the first 18-year-old British woman to reach the third round at Wimbledon since Elena Baltacha in 2002.
Emma is also the first British woman since Christine Truman in 1959 to reach the second week of Wimbledon.
Wimbledon has already awarded the teenager £181,000 in prize money.
Emma Raducanu Religion
Emma Raducanu is a Christian and practices the Christian religion.