Emma Raducanu, the unlikeliest Grand Slam champion, is now hailed as the queen of sports in British. The eighteen-year-old Emma’s smashing win against Leylah Fernandez (6-4, 6-3) as a qualifier marked one of the most improbable achievements to date. Her victory was telecast during the Prime Slot on TV for the entire country to savor the rising star in the making.
The Prime Minister of British, Mr. Boris Johnson, applauded the young talent through his Twitter account. Mr. Johnson congratulated Emma, saying that she presented extraordinary skill throughout the match. A message from the monarch read congratulations to Emma. Queen Elizabeth II added that the victory was a testament to Emma’s dedication and hard work.
The Queen praised Emma Raducanu, citing that her win was a remarkable achievement at such a young age as Emma is. The Duchess of Cambridge shared that Emma’s victory is historic.
Emma’s parents insisted on her completing her education despite her on-court abilities. They probably wanted their daughter to have something in case her career in tennis is futile. Emma had the whole nation’s attention on her now, had her Wimbledon matches been overshadowed by the European Championship soccer matches previously.
The European Championship had been happening while Emma was filling her confidence with phenomenal Grand Slam victories in each set. England Soccer team ran to the Championship final while Emma was playing her winning match simultaneously. The Prime Time telecast made her the star of the show with the whole country witnessing the moment of truth.
Emma was born in Toronto but moved to Britain at 2 years age, with her family. Sentiments were brewing across the nation as she shocked Britain with a historic win. Authorities and people have been in praises for Emma following her victory.
Surprisingly, Emma never played in a professional event at tour level until the past three months. She has former number one tennis player in British, Tim Henman as her mentor. Tim shared that Emma’s win is not like a fairy tale or a flash in the pan. She can enjoy the best of the game if she manages to not injure herself.
Gary Lineker, the former captain of the England soccer team, tweeted acclaiming Emma’s performance and her amazing abilities. This happens to be the first time Gary tweeted while being on-air. Gary hosts a popular show on soccer known as the ‘Match of the Day.’
The whole country seems to be so excited about Emma’s gameplay and her future in tennis. One among them was a student from Bromley who also happens to excel in tennis. The student asked Emma on Twitter if the A-levels are on her list.
At the start of the year, Emma was preoccupied with the thoughts of her high-school graduation during the pandemic. Now, she happens to back the most unexpected win at the Grand Slams, setting the bar pretty high for her opponents. Her $2.5 million earning and incredible victory changed her life forever.