Emma Raducanu’s “extremely extraordinary” US Open win has given British tennis a “tremendous freedom” to draw in more individuals to the game, says three-time Grand Slam champ, Andy Murray.
The 18-year-old turned into the principal British lady to win a Grand Slam singles title in 44 years when she beat Leylah Fernandez in the last.
She likewise turned into the principal qualifier in history to guarantee significance.
“It was mind-blowing what she did there,” previous US Open top dog Murray said.
“It’s extraordinary what she did and a gigantic chance for British tennis now.
Murray, 34, said like numerous others associated with British tennis he “realized she was incredibly acceptable” and that Raducanu’s rushed to the fourth round at Wimbledon was a telling “brief look at how great she could be”.
“I’ve invested a smidgen of energy around her on the training court, yet more so in a similar structure, preparing near one another, and watching what she’s doing, and she’s super acceptable,” the previous world number one said.
‘Unbelievably exceptional’ Raducanu is a ‘one-off’ – Sue Barker
‘She’s blasted into our awareness’
Previous British Fed Cup skipper Judy Murray repeated her child Andy’s remarks, saying that Raducanu’s triumph could be a game-changing second for the game in the UK.
Addressing Live, she said: “She’s brilliant, she’s locking in. She will be a brilliant banner young lady for sport and tennis
“She’s blasted into our cognizance. It’s an immense chance for British tennis to truly exploit that and free the game up to whatever number of young ladies as could reasonably be expected.
Previous player and tennis moderator Sue Barker, who won the French Open matured 20 of every 1976, said the Lawn Tennis Association needs to “saddle” Raducanu’s success.
“She will relate to this load of children, she will be the symbol of these youths growing up,” she said.
Murray advances in Rennes Open
Andy Murray talked about Raducanu’s US Open victory in a news meeting at the Rennes Open where he traveled past Germany’s Yannick Maden to arrive at the second round.
Fifth seed Murray, who was given a trump card to play in the second-level ATP Challenger Tour occasion, required only 74 minutes to beat Maden 6-3 6-1.
It was the 34-year-old’s first match since going down in quite a while to world number three Stefanos Tsitsipas in the first round of the US Open.
In the meantime, individual Briton Heather Watson was beaten 6-1 6-3 in the first round of the Zavarovalnica Sava Portoroz in Slovenia by Romania’s Sorana Cirstea.