EMMA RADUCANU finally got the US Open championship trophy IN UK.
The 19-year-old star stunned the world by becoming the first tennis player to win a Grand Slam when she beat fellow teen Leylah Fernandez in the final in New York in September.
And she was reunited with the trophy for the first time since the following dramatic victory donate it to the LTA . National Tennis Center in Roehampton.
Raducanu is the favorite title contender to win this year BBC Sports Personality of the Year reward.
And she was also voted WTA’s Rookie of the Year.
A Tour statement said: “Emma made history in 2021 by becoming the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam at the US Open, where she did not drop a set in all of her ten matches. me.
“Making her Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon this year, she also made it to the round of 16 to become the youngest British woman ever to reach the round at the All-England Club.”
The titles continued to come to the original star Bromley.
She has also received the BT Sports Action Woman of the Year award and the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year award.
But Raducanu thinks her idol and mentor Lewis Hamilton deserves the prestigious SPOTY award.
NS tennis feeling says, “He’s been really cool and helps me out. Like he said, be patient. You’ve just had to get through the wave.
“I’m supporting Lewis. He’s been a good role model for me in helping me get through the next phase.”
However, Raducanu is not expected to be in Salford for the awards ceremony.
After a brief season, including her first vacation in seven years, teen will back to court next week for an exhibition event in Dubai before proceeding to Down Under to prepare for the Australian Open.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/16971364/emma-raducanu-wta-award-us-open-trophy/ Emma Raducanu wins new WTA as Brit hero finally reunites with home US Open trophy