Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu

Height: 5ft 7in / 1.75m

Age: 19 (Nov 13 2002)

Career High : 10

Titles: 1

Plays: Right-Handed, Two-Handed Backhand


  • Emma Raducanu won the 2021 US Open title, becoming the first Briton to win a women’s Grand Slam singles title since Virginia Wade at the 1977 Wimbledon Championships
  • Born in Toronto, she was the first player to win the US Open women’s singles title without dropping a set since Serena Williams in 2014
  • Ranked World No.150 at the start of the 2021 US Open, Raducanu rose to No. 22 following her historic victory
  • Victory at the US Open in 2021 saw her become the sport’s top-ranked British female
  • At 18, Raducanu became the youngest Grand Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004
  • Raducanu was the first British female winner at Flushing Meadows since Wade in 1968
  • During Raducanu’s Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon in 2021, she became the youngest female British player to progress to the last 16 of a Grand Slam in the Open Era
  • Raducanu won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2021

Fun Facts

  • Raducanu began hitting balls with her father at the age of five
  • Raducanu is “quite capable” of speaking Mandarin and watches Taiwanese TV. She is also fluent in Romanian
  • If Raducanu was not a tennis player, she would have worked in finance
  • Raducanu is a big fan of Formula 1 and Go-Karting
  • Raducanu took her A-level examinations just weeks before her US Open adventure, earning an A* in maths and an A in economics
  • While on tour, Raducanu always carries a disposable camera and dark chocolate
  • Raducanu holds dual citizenship from Great Britain and Canada