Emma Raducanu is not wasting any time in Paris as the 2021 US Open champion hit the gym as soon as she landed in the French capital. On Monday night, Raducanu took to Instagram to reveal that she went to Paris for an undisclosed reason.
But going to Paris changes nothing in Raducanu's comeback quest as the 20-year-old found a treadmill. In May, Raducanu had surgeries on both wrists and her right ankle. “Arrive to Paris, straight to the gym," Raducanu captioned a video posted on her Instagram Story.
Raducanu set to return in 2024
When Raducanu announced multiple surgeries in May, she didn't instantly end her 2023 season but it was clear that she would likely miss the remainder of the year. In a recent interview with BBC London, Raducanu confirmed she is aiming to return at the start of the 2024 season. "Next season I'll be back.
This season all the slams were finished so it was difficult to watch them go by but I was trying to stay in my lane as much as possible and keep focused on my recovery," Raducanu told BBC London. Raducanu being out didn't prevent doubters and critics from still taking shots at the Briton, with some claiming the 2021 US Open champion will not really have a major comeback. "The fact they are still talking about me even though I'm not at these events is just a compliment.
Someone told me 'worry when they are not talking about you,'" Raducanu said. Addressing her future goals, Raducanu admitted she would love to win Wimbledon one day. "Wimbledon is the dream and always has been growing up. It's still the ultimate dream to win Wimbledon," Raducanu said.
In early December, Raducanu is scheduled to compete in a Chinese exhibition event that is set to last two days and that will probably be Raducanu's first action since April.
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