Emma Raducanu gained fame with his fairy tale run US Open Last year, but since then the British teenager has had some pretty disappointing results after battling injuries and inconsistencies.
Raducanu lamented the string of bad luck he faced this year. He has not competed in any of the leading tournaments. Australian Open After testing positive for Covid. And after these injuries he hindered his progress and lost his second round match at the Melbourne Major where he had to play with bubbles in the dominant hand. Then his misfortune continued after he was forced to retire from a first-round match in Guadalajara with a leg injury.
“I was hoping for a really good pre-season in December, which didn’t happen because I got COVID. Then I took three weeks off and then in Australia I felt the effect of it because my hands got soft so the water pooled and then my leg was injured, but that’s all part of it. A key in the works. After all the good luck I had last year, I feel like I can handle all the bad luck thrown at me. But yeah, it’s frustrating because I was hoping to build on that.” He said at the pre-tournament press conference in front of Indian Wells.
“Honestly it hasn’t happened yet. I’m still trying to figure things out and everything is still very new and it will take some time to really get used to it. And I admit it won’t be the smoothest ride and it’s going to be bumpy, but what can I do about it? It’s a scenario that hasn’t been done before.” I fell into it, and I’m trying to understand it as I go along.” said.
“It’s really positive to be here a little bonus for me“- Emma Raducanu to race at Indian Wells
At the WTA 250 tournament in Guadalajara, Raducanu was forced to retire with a leg injury in the middle of his first match with Daria Saville. He later withdrew from the Monterrey Open after failing to recover from injury. However, Raducanu is determined to race at Indian Wells, but we’ll see if he’s fully recovered yet.
“Being here is a really positive bonus for me. Basically, everybody said, ‘You don’t get a chance to play Indian Wells,’ so being here is definitely a bonus to be here, and not missing out on such a big event is really positive,” he said. she loved it.
England No.1 will face Caroline Garcia in the second round. After a dismal debut last year with a first-round debut, Raducanu will be eager to rekindle his form during his flawless run. US Open Last year and we hope to turn the season around.
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