A shining star, and role model for young girls, this teen sensation has taken the internet by storm after winning the U.S. Open, claiming victory. Emma Raducanu is a Canadian born Brit whose background is multicultural. Her father hails from Romania while her mother is from China.
Her parents moved to Canada and when she was just two years old they immigrated to Britain. Having both parents grow up in communist countries, education was very stressed.
Emma’s studies too never took a backseat. She excelled in the field of maths and economics in her schooling years. Whilst she studied, she continued to pursue her passion for tennis which she began at the tender age of five.
What has sparked Emma Raducanu’s popularity?
Since Williams played in 2014, Emma Raducanu is the first woman to win the title in the U.S. Open without dropping a set. Amongst her other accomplishments, Emma was the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam tournament. She was also the first woman in the Open Era to win a major tournament on her second appearance.
Emma Raducanu’s stand in the world rankings
Emma is the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles since Wade at Wimbledon in 1977. Since Andy Murray’s win at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships, Radacanu has been the first British Grand Slam singles Champion. Due to her victory at the U.S. Open, she currently ranks in the world’s top 23.
Brands are going crazy over Emma Raducanu
Ever since Emma’s stunning victory in the U.S. Open, the Brit star trademarked her name. She has been declared as one of the highest paid athletes and is destined to earn millions of dollars with fantastic sponsorship contracts and endorsements as they come flowing in.
Radacanu currently secures a shoe and clothing deal with Nike and a racket sponsorship with Wilson.
Emma Raducanu’s interests
Emma’s multifaceted background has been a keen interest among the public. She speaks fluent Mandarin and enjoys watching Taiwanese shows.
She in fact loves a good meal in Romanian cuisine, the love stemming from her heritage, thanks to her grandmother.
Two days after the U.S. Open, Emma Raducanu is spotted at the Metropolitan Museum
The British Star was seen at the Met Gala in New York after her Grand Slam victory. She sported a Chanel monochrome ensemble that consisted of a cropped top and skirt with an oversized jacket as outerwear.
A bright future for young Emma Raducanu
This young lady, who has achieved so much at the youthful age of 18, is set to win so many more events and has a bright and promising career ahead of her.