Emma Raducanu claims another award in Great Britain following stunning 2021



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Emma Raducanu claims another award in Great Britain following stunning 2021

British tennis star Emma Raducanu has been named the 2021 BT Sport Action Woman of the Year. Raducanu, 19, took the tennis world by the storm after winning her maiden Grand Slam at the US Open while she was 18. Raducanu made tennis history at the US Open as she became the first qualifier ever to win a Grand Slam .

Raducanu won a total of 10 matches -- all in straight sets -- en route to winning the US Open. Also, Raducanu is now enjoying a career-high ranking of No. 19 in the world.

Awards pour in for Raducanu

Last week, Raducanu claimed the Sportswoman of the Year and International Newcomer titles at the 2021 SJA British Sports Awards.

"It’s such an honour to receive such a great award,” Raducanu said, as quoted on Women's Sports Alliance. “There have been some incredible past winners, so for me to be part of this is a really incredible achievement.

It’s been a really crazy year and such an incredible journey bit I’m looking forward to what’s ahead (in 2022)." Raducanu is aware that now there is an exoectiin on her. "I'm not sure of other people's opinions of me," Raducanu said.

"It's going to happen, pressure is a privilege. I thrive under the adrenaline, I hope. So for me, I don't really think about other people's opinions or expectations. The only ones I have are that of myself, to improve and get better."

Raducanu, 19, insists she is staying humble after her US Open victory. "For me, I am just going about my business," Raducanu noted. "I take the train sometimes. I am doing the same journeys I used to. I feel like I am the exact same person.

I will go about everything I used to do. I don't see why I should change the things that got me that title. I am still enjoying it."