The pressure is already starting to be felt on Emma Raducanu, a young British tennis player surprisingly winner of the US Open 2021, but immediately eliminated in Indian Wells. The 18-year-old was defeated in two sets for 6-2, 6-4 at the BNP Paribas Open by Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovic, n.
100 of the WTA ranking. In the second set Emma went on 4-2, but se made many unforced errors and she was immediately eliminated from the prestigious Californian combined tournament. At the end of the match Raducanu said: "Aliaksandra played a great match, expressed much better tennis than mine and deserved to win, I'm only 18 years old, and no experience of this tournament and these conditions.
some time to get used to it, but in any case I want to thank the tournament that gave me a wild card allowing me to have this wonderful experience."