Rising British star Emma Raducanu absolutely enjoyed her time in New York. Raducanu arrived to New York earlier than some players since she had to play the qualifying event. After winning three qualifying matches, Raducanu earned a main draw place.
Raducanu then stayed at the US Open until the last day since she beat Leylah Fernandez in the final to win her maiden Grand Slam title. After that, Raducanu visited the New York Stock Exchange and also took part at the Met Gala.
"I feel great. Everything that's happened in the last 72 hours has been so much fun and really exciting. It's been busy, but I can't complain at all because I've just been having such an amazing time and experience in New York.
I've got some amazing opportunities and I'm just really grateful to be able to do the things I've been doing," Raducanu told the WTA website.
Raducanu has high standards
Raducanu drew lots of attention to herself earlier this summer when she made the Wimbledon round-of-16 as a wild card.
After her notable Wimbledon run, many tipped Raducanu to become a great player. However, nobody expected her to win the US Open.if "I think the thing my parents have taught me by being very critical is that I have very high expectations of myself and high standards.
I think that's a good thing overall, but it can also be damaging sometimes because you expect so much from yourself and you want to be perfect but it's impossible to be perfect. So I think it's just cutting myself slack that I need to improve on," Raducanu said.
"But I think those standards and the work ethic that they've instilled in me from their own backgrounds definitely has helped because I really push myself to the max every time I step on the court. Every day, I'm really trying to maximize what I've got and maximize my potential."