Emma Raducanu is a 19 years old British Professional Tennis Player who is currently ranked 75th in Latest WTA Singles Rankings. Moreover, she achieved her career-best ranking (10th) on 11th of July 2022 starting with 19th in the beginning of this year. Even after playing a total of 34 singles matches this year, she is yet to win any title in 2022. Notably, She has won only 1 Title to date and that too US Open in 2021. Interestingly, she became the first-ever qualifier in the open era to win a Grand Slam title. She started playing at the age of five and made her WTA debut in June 2021. Do you know her father is Romanian while her mother is Chinese? Let’s know more about Emma Raducanu parents, Ian Raducanu and Renee Zhang.
Who are Emma Raducanu Parents?
Emma Raducanu Father – Ian Raducanu
As mentioned, Emma’s father name is Ian Raducanu and he is of Romanian Descendent. He worked in the finance industry. Initially, her father asked her to participate in many sports such as ballet, swimming, horse riding, golf and skiing, however, at the age of five, Britishwoman has finalised about Tennis and her father let her join Bromley Tennis Academy in London. 19-years-old opened up about that he visits once in a year to her paternal parent’s home in Bucharest where she meets with her Grandmother. Emma disclosed that her father is “all about being different” and “not caring what other people may have thought at the time.”
Emma Raducanu Mother – Renee Zhang
Emma’s mother’s name is Renee Zhang and she is of Chinese Descendent. She is also a finance professional in London like her husband Ian. As per Raducanu, her mother is the reason to keep her grounded everytime and not lost into sporting fame.
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What does Raducanu say about her parents?
“They have been pushy to an extent. Not just in tennis but in everything. I think that I’ve developed that mentality since a young age,” Emma told to Mirror.
“My mum comes from a Chinese background, they have very good self-belief. It’s not necessarily about telling everyone how good you are, but it’s about believing it within yourself. I really respect that about the culture”: She went on to explain about her mother.
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