From that nothing to the new tennis queen. Emma Raducanus sensational triumph among the US Open puts the British in euphoria.

Elegant black evening dress, golden earrings – and of course the blank polished silver cup firmly in the arm: When the new British tennis queen Emma Raducanu posed on late Saturday night in New York for historic photos, she still had no shimmer, what a wave of enthusiasm She had triggered in her homeland.

I did not look at my phone yet, said the 18-year-old hours after their sensational striumph with the US Open: I have absolutely no idea what’s going on outside the small world in which we are here is. The congratulations of Queen Elizabeth II., The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and numerous further celebrities from sports and show business initially ran into the emptiness. Raducanu just wanted to enjoy the moment.

Previously, the vertical starter had succeeded in which British sports fans had to wait 44 years – the first Grand Slam victory at women since Virginia Wade 1977 in Wimbledon. The first qualifier at all she managed such a coup. And then even without guidance loss.

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Raducanus predecessor persecuted at the age of 76 years and with tears of stirring in the eyes of the tribune in the Arthur-Ashe Stadium, such as the surprise winer in blue-white-red lampling the trophy after its 6: 4, 6: 3-triumph against The only two months older and also sensational Leylah Fernandez from Canada paced into the height.

Queen congratulated Raducanu

Prompt congratulations from the royal palace and 10 Downing Street. This is a remarkable performance in such a young age and testifies to her hard work and commitment, said the real Queen. Premier Johnson congratulated so exceptional skill, serenity and courage . Gary Lineker could hardly focus on his role as a football TV expert. And Boris Becker, living in London, recognized the birth of a new rigid player.

Raducanus Coup came out of nothing, she has not even won a match on the WTA tour so far. Everyone who would have predicted such an unlikely triumph at the beginning of this remarkable tournament would have been removed from men in the white kittels immediately, wrote the Sun. And also for the Guardian it was one of the most amazing breakthroughs since immense memories , the Raducanu forever the Grand Slam Champion.

US Open: Raducanu now in 23 World Ranking

The life of the daughter of a Chinese mother and a Romanian father is changing with a blow. It is 2.5 million US dollars (about 2.1 million euros) richer and makes a jump from ranked 150 in the world ranking ranked 23. As a no name in the scene, it is no longer perceived.

But Raducanu initially had no time for the look forward, too much she was trapped at the moment of the Triumph. You absolutely have no idea what now on the move, she said, beaming again, At the moment I do not care, I just enjoy life.

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