Navratilova praises Emma Raducanu’s performance at Cincinnati Masters, “She stands up for the big games”

2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu enjoyed a strong first few laps Cincinnati Masters before being defeated by jessica pegula (7-5, 6-4) in the round of 16. british star pretzel Serena Williams (6-4, 6-0) was probably at the last Cincinnati Masters. Raducanu eliminated in the Round of 32 Victoria AzarenkaHe saved his soul by defeating him in straight sets (6-0, 6-2). Raducanu was eventually defeated by Pegula, who would face Caroline Garcia in the quarterfinals.

Emma Raducanu’s performance at the West and South Open praised by legend Martina Navratilova Claiming to show Raducanu’s 2021 form, he added that the young player stands up when it comes to high-profile matches. Last year, Raducanu became the first qualifier to win the US Open in 2021.

But since last year, Raducanu has been battling terrible form, Covid-19 and early exits on the WTA tour. It will be interesting to see him defend the US Open title with his newfound form and confidence.

Emma played like she did when she won the US Open: Navratilova

Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova

“He played like he did when he won the US Open, it’s that simple! He hasn’t had that form since and I didn’t think he could do it back-to-back because I thought yesterday was mostly because of Serena, but frankly that wasn’t the case, he’s going to big games.” aforementioned Navratilova About the current form of Raducanu.

Raducanu has clearly struggled through the 2022 season, so these words come from multiple grand slam champions like Navratilova.

Raducanu later said at a press conference that he practiced balancing his emotions during matches and trying to get all the attention he had as a defending champion.

said, “Last year, I realized that no matter what you do, people will talk. Maybe because of my situation, the things I do are magnified. But I just learned how to zone internally.” said and added, “Like today and yesterday, I really didn’t show any emotion, I didn’t let go up or down, I was just on a level.”

Also read: Despite leaving Cincinnati early, Emma Raducanu began to discover herself.

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