Emma Raducanu is a British professional tennis player currently ranked in the top 100 of the WTA Ranking.
At the 2021 US Open, Emma became the first qualifier to win a grand slam event when she beat Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the final.
Not only did Emma win the tournament, but she also won in style by not dropping a set in any of her matches, which was an incredible feat for someone still in their teens.
Her previous best performance in a grand slam tournament was at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships where she made it to the 4th round.
|Birth Date:||13th November 2002|
|Height:||5 ft 9in (1.75 meters)|
|Year turned Pro:||2018|
|Sponsors:||Nike, Wilson, British Airways, Tiffany’s, Dior, Porsche, and Evian|
|WTA Career Titles:||1|
|Grand Slam Titles:||1|
|Tennis Racket Endorsed:||Wilson Blade 98|
|Actual Tennis Racket:||Wilson Steam 100|
|Forehand Grip:||Semi-western Forehand Grip|
|Backhand:||Two Handed Backhand|
|Backhand Grip:||Continental and Eastern|
|Serve Grip:||Continental Grip|
Below is a list of tournaments that Emma played in 2022.
Raducanu was due to be the WTA Transylvania Open in the Czech Republic which was held from the 10th to the 16th of October 2022, with the tournament being available to stream on Prime Video in Ireland and the UK.
However, she was forced to withdraw from the tournament in Cluj-Napoca due to an injury she picked up.
Her last match in 2022 was at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in December, where she lost to Ons Jabeur 5-7 6-3 10-8 in an exhibition match.
Her next match will be at the 2023 Australian Open, which is being held from the 16th to the 29th of January 2023.
|Jan 10 – Jan 15||Sydney Tennis Classic||Sydney, Australia||1st Round (Lost to Elena Rybakina 0-6, 1-6)|
|Jan 17 – Jan 30||Australian Open||Melbourne, Australia||2nd Round (Lost to Danka Kovinic 4-6, 6-4, 3-6)|
|Feb 20 – Feb 27||Abierto Akron Zapopan||Guadalajara, Mexico||1st Round (Lost to Daria Saville 5-7, 7-6, 4-3 Retired)|
|Mar 9 – Mar 20||BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells)||California, USA||2nd Round (Lost to Petra Martic 7-6, 4-6, 5-7)|
|Mar 22 – Apr 3||Miami Open||Florida, USA||1st Round (Lost to Kateřina Siniaková 6-3, 4-6, 5-7)|
|Apr 18 – Apr 24||Women’s Stuttgart Open||Stuttgart, Germany||Quarterfinals (Lost to Iga Swiatek 4-6, 4-6)|
|Apr 28 – May 7||Madrid Open||Madrid, Spain||Round of 16 (Lost to Anhelina Kalinina 2-6, 6-2, 4-6)|
|May 9 – May 15||Internazionali BNL d`Italia||Rome, Italy||Round of 64 (1-6, 1-2, Retired)|
|May 22 – Jun 5||French Open||Paris, France||Round of 64 (Lost to Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-3, 1-6, 1-6)|
|Jun 6 – Jun 12||Nottingham Open||Nottingham, England||Round of 32 (Lost to Viktorija Golubic 4-3, Retired)|
|Jun 27 – Jul 9||Wimbledon||London, England||Round of 64 (Lost to Caroline Garcia 3-6, 3-6)|
|Aug 1 – Aug 7||Citi Open||Washington DC, USA||Quarterfinals (Lost to Ludmilla Samsonova 6-7, 1-6)|
|Aug 6 – Aug 14||National Bank Open||Montreal, Canada||Round of 64 (Lost to Camila Giorgi 6-7, 2-6)|
|Aug 13 – Aug 21||Western & Southern Open||Ohio, USA||Round of 16 ( Lost to Jessica Pegula 5-7, 4-6)|
|Aug 29 – Sep 11||US Open||New York, USA||Round of 128 (Lost to Alize Cornet 3-6, 3-6)|
|Sep 12 – Sep 18||WTA Slovenia Open||Portoroz, Slovenia||Round of 16 (Lost to Anna-Lena Friedsam 5-7, 6-0, 3-6)|
|Sep 19 – Sep 25||WTA Korea Open||Seoul, South Korea||Semifinals (Lost to Jeļena Ostapenko 4-6, 6-3, 3-0)|
|Oct 3 – Oct 9||WTA Ostrava Open||Ostrava, Czech Republic||Round of 32 (Lost to Daria Kasatkina 5-7, 4-6)|
|Dec 16 – Dec 18||Mubadala World Tennis Championships||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||Final (Lost to Ons Jabeur 5-7 6-3 10-8)|
Following her victory at the 2021 US Open, Emma jumped into the top 20 in the WTA ranking.
Since then, Emma’s highest ranking to date is number 10 in the world, which she first achieved in July 2022.
After her loss in the 1st round of the 2022 US Open, Raducanu dropped outside of the top 50 and is currently ranked number 80 in the world (31/12/2022).
|Year||Highest Ranking||Year-End Ranking|
Emma has won one singles title on the WTA Tour to date and that was at the 2021 US Open.
She also won three tournaments while playing on the ITF women’s tour in 2018 and 2019.
|Year||Tournament||Level||Court Surface||Opponent in Final||Score|
|2021||US Open||Grand Slam||Hard||Leylah Fernandez||6-4, 6-3|
|2019||ITF Pune||ITF W25||Hard||Naiktha Bains||3-6, 6-1, 6-4|
|2018||ITF Antalya||ITF Women’s Circuit||Hard||Johana Markova||6-4, 6-2|
|2018||ITF Tiberias||ITF Women’s Circuit||Hard||Helene Scholsen||7-5, 6-4|
What is Emma Raducanu’s Net Worth?
Considering that Raducanu won $2.5 million for winning the US Open in 2021, we can conservatively estimate her net worth to be in the region of $3.0 million if you also take into account endorsements and winnings from other tournaments she has played to date.
How tall is Emma Raducanu?
Emma is 1.75m tall (5ft 8in).
When was her first Grand Slam Victory?
Emma’s first grand slam victory came at the 2021 US Open where she beat became the first qualifier to win a grand slam event when she beat Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the final.
Has she ever been ranked number 1?
Emma has never been ranked number 1 in the WTA world ranking. Her highest ranking to date is number 10 in the world which she first achieved in July 2022.
When did she first turn pro?
Emma first turned pro in 2018. From 2018 to 2020, she mostly played in ITF events. Her first WTA event was at the Viking Open in Nottingham in 2021, where she was given a wildcard into the tournament. Emma lost her first WTA match 6-3, 6-4 to fellow British tennis player Harriet Dart.
What Tennis Racket does Emma Raducanu use?
Emma currently endorses the Wilson Blade 98 but she plays with a customized Wilson Steam 100. Like many other top tennis pros, her Wilson Steam 100 is painted to look like the latest version of the Wilson Blade 98.
How many Grand Slams has she won?
Emma has won one grand slam title to date, the 2021 US Open. Emma beat Stefanie Vögele, Zhang Shuai, Sara Sorribes Tormo, Shelby Rogers, Belinda Bencic, Maria Sakkari, and Leylah Fernandez on her way to claiming her maiden 2021 US Open grand slam singles title.
Has Raducanu ever won the Billie Jean King Cup with Britain?
No, Britain has yet to win the Billie Jean King Cup.
Has Emma won any major Doubles Titles?
She has yet to win any major doubles titles as her main focus is on singles.
Has Emma won a gold medal in singles at an Olympics?
No, She has yet to win a gold medal in singles at an Olympics.
Does Emma Raducanu have any siblings?
No, Emma does not have any siblings.
Who are Emma Raducanu’s Parents?
Her Parents are Ian and Renee Raducanu. Her father Ian is from Bucharest in Romania and her mother Renee is originally from Shenyang in China.
Did she win the US Open without dropping a set?
Yes, Emma claimed her maiden grand slam title without dropping a set during the entire tournament. Mariam Bolkvadze came closest to taking a set off Emma in the second set of their second round of qualifying match (7-5).
How tall is Emma Raducanu?
She is 5 foot 9 inches tall (1.75 meters).
What forehand grip does she use?
Like the majority of top pros on the WTA Tour, Emma uses a Semi-Western Forehand Grip.
How much did she win in Prize Money at the 2021 US Open?
Emma won prize money of $2.5 million for winning the US Open in 2021.