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Emma Raducanu Wimbledon 2021

Wimbledon honour Emma Raducanu with invite to join Roger Federer and Serena Williams in exclusive club

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Emma Raducanu has made a huge impact on the sport in recent months, with Wimbledon recognising that influence with a recent announcement.

The 18-year-old burst onto the scene at the All England Club in July when she reached the fourth round as a wildcard.

Soon after, Raducanu shocked the sporting world by becoming the first qualifier to win a Slam, triumphing at the US Open.

Moreover, she became the first British woman to win a Major title since Virginia Wade at Wimbledon in 1977.

Following such an incredible few months, the All England Club has recognised Raducanu with the honour of an invite to become a member there.

Generally, Wimbledon champions are invited to join when they claim a title at The Championships. As such, members include eight-time winner Roger Federer and seven-time champion Serena Williams.

But Raducanu appears to represent an exception given her meteoric rise to the upper echelons of the sport.

Following Wimbledon, Raducanu leapt from world number 338 to 179. After her incredible US Open title, she rose from 150th to 23. At time of publication, the British number one sits at a career-high ranking of 21.

Raducanu will next take the court at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz. The WTA 250 event will be her final competitive appearance in 2021.

She will also play an exhibition session at the upcoming Champions Tennis event at royal Albert Hall on 28th November.

Finally, Raducanu will also play the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi come the middle of December.

There she will face Olympic gold medallist and world number 17 Belinda Bencic.


Emma Raducanu Wimbledon 2021
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