Emma Raducanu came back to China after 4 years of absence, and posed for a photo shoot with Porsche, the supercar brand of which the beautiful British tennis player of Chinese origin is an ambassador. The 2021 US Open winner is currently out of the WTA Tour due to the triple surgery she had last spring, but she is now ready to return to the court.
Emma spoke on Porsche's website about her trip to China, and about her reunion with her mother's side of the family. And she also posed for a beautiful photoshoot that you can see below, shared by Emma Raducanu Facebook account:
Emma talked about her coming back to China
Emma said to the newsroom.porsche.com: "I really love it here in China.
I would spend three weeks here every summer since before I can remember and to be back here feels so comforting. Shenyang, my mom's hometown, to visit most of my family, and re-immerse myself in the culture.
We especially pride ourselves with the food in Shenyang.
It is one of the best and is something that I have grown up with and love. I recently learned Mahjong and feel most at home and my true self when I'm around the kitchen table at my grandma or aunt's place in Shenyang playing with family." Raducanu, in the interview granted to the Porsche website, spoke about her hobbies, her many inspirations and what she does the night before a match.
She explained: "A big inspiration was Li Na growing up, I liked looking up to her resilient mentality and athletic footwork. The night before a game, I keep it very simple. I like to eat a good meal early if I can control and do some reading as well to wind down before bed.
I've got various hobbies. They include Mahjong, piano, reading, learning new cultures and languages, motorsport, driving and diving. On a day off, I like to practice some piano. I just started to learn and have a long way to go but I really love the melodies once you get it. Also having picked up Mahjong and now enjoy playing with whoever I can find. And I just love driving."
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