‘Her Forehand Is Incredible’- Emma Raducanu Compliments the Strong Gameplay of Kate Middleton

Published 06/19/2022, 2:04 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 24: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talks to British US Open champion Emma Raducanu as they return to the LTA’s National Tennis Centre for The Homecoming and to celebrate their success on September 24, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for LTA)

Emma Raducanu rose to prominence when she clinched the US Open 2021 grand slam title. The teenager took the world by surprise with her astounding performance. The player received a lot of praise and appreciation from the people of her home country, the UK.

Not just that, the royal family also showered praises on her. The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, also played with the tennis players and Emma Raducanu complimented her forehand.

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Emma Raducanu compliments Kate Middleton

Emma Raducanu brought immense praise to her country when she won the US open at such a young age. She received praises from all over the world. She even got the chance to play with Catherine of the royal family. The Duchess of Cambridge had made a visit at the National Tennis Centre where she mingled and played with Emma Raducanu and other teen athletes.

Tennis – Champions Tennis – The Royal Albert Hall, London, Britain – November 28, 2021 Britain’s Emma Raducanu reacts during her match against Romania’s Elena-Gabriela Ruse REUTERS/Tony Obrien

After a small exchange of talks, they played a short match and Raducanu made sure to compliment the Duchess, who was her doubles’ partner. She said, “her forehand is incredible”.

Raducanu striving to be the best

Much renowned tennis celebrities have complimented her own game and rise. She has had a sudden rise to fame, so she had to face the scrutiny of the people as well for not performing well this season.

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Emma Raducanu has not had one of the best years on the court in 2022. The player is set to begin her grass court major strife at Wimbledon now.

Sep 11, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrates with the championship trophy after her match against Leylah Fernandez of Canada (not pictured) in the women’s singles final on day thirteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

She has shown a lot of growth in her gameplay but still has not been able to set a mark apart from the commendable victory at the US Open 2021.

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Moving forward, Emma Raducanu has a lot of hope and a chance to grow and increase her ranking on the ATP chart. We have young players like Coco Gauff and Iga Swiatek doing immensely well. Swiatek, herself is 20 years-old and is the incumbent world no. 1. So, we are yet to see how high can Raducanu climb.

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Shivali Sharma

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Shivali Sharma is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. She has pursued her Master's in history from Himachal University, but her love for the game has driven her to write about tennis. Shivali is a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires Osaka not only for her on-court performances, but also for her off-court actions.

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