By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday September 11, 2021
Recent off profitable her maiden Grand Slam title on her second profession Grand Slam look, Nice Britain’s Emma Raducanu says she is intent on staying freed from stress and expectations.
In fact, she’s gone from a relative unknown to a bona fide megastar within the span of three weeks, and she or he’s nonetheless bought little concept of how intense the scrutiny will likely be from the British press now that she’s change into the primary lady from her nation to win a Grand Slam singles title since 1977, however Raducanu has the suitable concept.
“For me I do not really feel completely any stress,” she mentioned. “I am nonetheless solely 18 years outdated. I am simply having a free swing as something that comes my means. That is how I confronted each match right here within the States. Yeah, it bought me this trophy, so I do not assume I ought to change something.”
The 18-year-old smashed quite a few data at this 12 months’s US Open. She grew to become the youngest Grand Slam champion since Maria Sharapova in 2004, and the primary qualifier to ever win a Grand Slam title.
She’s additionally shattered the report for fewest Grand Slam fundamental attracts performed earlier than profitable her first main (2).
So many data it is exhausting to maintain observe. Raducanu received a serious on her second fundamental draw look. That had by no means been performed. Earlier report held by Andreescu and Seles at 4. By way of @WTA pic.twitter.com/ID1tRSeUad
— Chris Oddo (@TheFanChild) September 12, 2021
And let’s not overlook she received all 20 units she performed by qualifying, which is nothing in need of exceptional.
What was her largest triumph of the event? We’ll let her let you know:
“I believe the largest triumph for me is how I managed to simply not consider completely the rest aside from my recreation plan, what I’ll execute,” she mentioned. “I did not actually assume something aside from what was happening on the tennis courtroom. All the surface stuff, I simply utterly zoned in and targeted on my craft. Once I was on the tennis courtroom, it was simply enterprise as common, specializing in the performs. That is the largest factor that I am pleased with. I believe that is undoubtedly the largest factor that is in all probability helped me to win this title.”