Raducanu pulls out of next tournament in Russia just over a month after US Open triumph

Emma Raducanu has pulled out of the approaching Kremlin Cup, simply over a month after her US Open victory.

The 18-year-old British tennis superstar were because of play within the Moscow-based event between 18 and 24 October.

However on Thursday she blamed a scheduling drawback, pronouncing that she was once as a substitute taking a look ahead to returning to the WTA Excursion within the “subsequent couple of weeks”.

“Sadly I have needed to make a event agenda exchange and will be unable to play Moscow this 12 months, however I am hoping to compete there and in entrance of the Russian lovers subsequent 12 months,” she mentioned in a commentary.

“I stay up for returning to the excursion within the subsequent couple of weeks.”

Emma Raducanu lost to Alaksandra Sasnovich at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California. Pic: AP
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Raducanu misplaced in directly units to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in Indian Wells, California, ultimate week. Percent: AP

Raducanu misplaced to Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in directly units at Indian Wells, California, ultimate Friday in her first fit since her US Open win on 11 September.

The sector quantity 22 mentioned after the defeat: “I am more or less happy that what took place lately took place so I will be able to be informed and take it as a lesson. So going ahead, I will simply have extra skilled banked.

“I feel it will take me time to regulate actually to what is going on. I imply, I am nonetheless so new to the whole lot.

“I imply, I am 18 years previous. I want to lower myself some slack.”

Raducanu is because of compete within the Transylvania Open in her father’s house nation of Romania later this month, and the Higher Austria Girls event in Linz in November.

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