Who Is Emma Raducanu? A Look At Emma Raducanu’s Parents, Nationality And Records

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Emma Raducanu is a professional British tennis player who won the US Open 2021 to become the first British woman to win a grand slam title since 1977. Emma Raducanu was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on November 13, 2002, to a Romanian father and Chinese mother.

Emma Raducanu grew up in the United Kingdom where her parents moved in at age 2.

While in London, Emma Raducanu started elementary school at Newstead Wood School, a state grammar school in the London Borough of Bromley. She developed the passion of becoming a tennis player at an early stage. She started playing tennis at the age of five at the Bromley Tennis Academy and she is now become a world tennis star after rapidly rising into prominence in 2021.

Emma Raducanu | PHOTO CREDIT: Instagram/Emma Raducanu
Emma Raducanu | PHOTO CREDIT: Instagram/Emma Raducanu

Who Are Emma Raducanu’s Parents?

Emma Raducanu was born to Ian Raducanu, a Romanian father, and Renee Raducanu, a Chinese mother. She was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The parents moved to London, United Kingdom when she was just 2 years old. Not much is known about her parents.

But reports emerging indicate that Harvey Leigh Cantwell is rumoured to be Emma Raducanu’s boyfriend. According to unconfirmed reports, the two have been dating for some months now. Sources say the pair started bonding with each other after the Wimbledon Championships. Harvey fell for Emma during her match and began to get in touch with her.

Harvey Leigh Cantwell, known as HRVY, is an English singer and television presenter. He was born on January 28, 1999, in Kent, England. He is a former student of the Leigh Academy in Dartford, Kent.

Cantwell appeared as one of six presenters of the CBBC television show, Friday Download for Series 7 to Series 9. On September 202, it was announced that he would be competing in the eighteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was partnered with Janette Manrara. The pair finished in second place.

What ethnicity is Emma Raducanu?

Emma Raducanu is a Canadian by birth. She traces her root to Romania, her father’s side, and China, her mother’s side.  She still goes back to Romania a couple of times a year to visit her grandmother on her father’s side, in Bucharest. She is currently British. It is not yet known if she owns a dual nationality.

Emma Raducanu Records

Emma Raducanu broke a 42-year-old British record. Raducanu is the fourth British teenager to make the Round of 16 at Wimbledon in the Open Era and, at 18 years and 239 days old, the youngest.

Emma Raducanu broke the records held by Deborah Jevans, Glynis Coles, Laura Robson who were all above 19 years.

Emma Raducanu is the first British woman to win a grand slam title since Virginia Wade’s Wimbledon victory in 1977 after defeating Leylah Annie Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in a match of the highest intensity to win the title without dropping a set.

Emma Raducanu is the first qualifier, man or woman, to win a grand slam title.

At 18, she is the youngest grand slam champion since Maria Sharapova in 2004.

Emma Raducanu Boyfriend

Emma Raducanu is not having a boyfriend, or probably keeping out of the media. There are no reports of her dating and she hasn’t been spotted with anyone that could suggest that she’s in a relationship.

Who Is Emma Raducanu’s Coach?

Emma Raducanu is coached by Nigel Sears and has Simona Halep and China’s Li Na as new idols.

Emma has won three singles titles on the ITF Circuit. She has a career-high singles ranking of World No. 150 achieved on 23 August 2021.

Raducanu made her WTA Tour main draw debut at the 2021 Nottingham Open, where she gained entry on a wildcard.

Emma Raducanu Instagram

Emma Raducanu is very active on Instagram. She has a verified Instagram account with the username @emmaraducanu. She had 978k followers before winning the US Open. It is expected to rise.

Queen Elizabeth II Congratulates Emma Raducanu

Queen Elizabeth II has congratulated Emma Raducanu on her US Open win. The Queen described her achievement as remarkable and a testament to her hard work and dedication. She also congratulated her opponent Leylah Fernandez and added that both players will inspire the next generation of tennis players. Below is her full message:

I send my congratulations to you on your success in winning the United States Open Tennis Championships. It is a remarkable achievement at such a young age, and is testament to your hard work and dedication. I have no doubt your outstanding performance, and that of your opponent Leylah Fernandez, will inspire the next generation of tennis players. I send my warmest good wishes to you and your many supporters.

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