The top tweets Emma Raduancu will cherish from a remarkable 2021
She has been the stand-out star on the women’s tour in 2021, with Emma Raducanu doubtless looking back on the last year with a sense of bewilderment.
The teenager started the year as an unknown hopeful, wondering whether her A-Levels would still be on amid the Covid crisis and with only a few British tennis experts talking up her hopes of breaking into the world’s top 100.
So are A Levels happening?
— Emma Raducanu (@EmmaRaducanu) January 4, 2021
Little did they know that she would shatter the glass ceiling in the game in stunning fashion as she made the fourth round at Wimbledon, won the US Open in sensational fashion and ended the year at No.19 in the WTA rankings.
Her success has turned Raducanu into an international superstar and here is the Tennis365 list of memorable tweets that have come her way this year:
'I have no doubt your outstanding performance, and that of your opponent Leylah Fernandez, will inspire the next generation of tennis players.'
Read The Queen's message to @EmmaRaducanu in full: https://t.co/m5lxaH7kKi pic.twitter.com/aFSaCisDC0
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 11, 2021
Huge congratulations @EmmaRaducanu on your stunning performances and historic Grand Slam victory! Incredible –we are all so proud of you. @LeylahFernandez well done on your amazing achievements at this year’s #USOpen, it’s been a pleasure to watch. C
— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) September 11, 2021
From Wimbledon choker to US Open champion in 3 months…. never seen a more brilliant illustration of mental strength & resilience than @EmmaRaducanu's win. That's what elite sport is all about – facing up to loss/adversity & going again with no whining & steely determination. 👊 pic.twitter.com/pQwda7omCR
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 11, 2021
Well done @EmmaRaducanu for a brilliant win at the #USOpen. The whole country will be cheering you on in the final.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) September 10, 2021
What a terrific display of competition & maturity from two exceptional players.
It is wonderful to see this generation living our dream.
I can’t remember a #USOpen with better crowd support. Thank you, NY, the greatest fans in the world.
And congratulations, Emma! pic.twitter.com/fQcOMkV3wk
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) September 11, 2021
A star is born- Emma Raducanu makes history – never has a qualifier won a major- men or women- and she is just getting started. And will never have to qualify again:)
Leylah Fernandez will be back -both are champions but Emma has the trophy- well done!!!#USOpen
— Martina Navratilova (@Martina) September 11, 2021
Emma Raducanu BIBLICAL
— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) July 3, 2021
Absolutely unbelievable 👏🏻 a inspiration to everyone @EmmaRaducanu 💙🇬🇧🎾
— Jack Grealish (@JackGrealish) September 11, 2021
Amazing achievement @EmmaRaducanu. Done yourself and the whole country proud. Congratulations! 🏆
— Harry Kane (@HKane) September 12, 2021
And to round off her year, she was crowned as the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2021:
The winner of BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2021 is…
🌟 EMMA RADUCANU 🌟#SPOTY
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) December 19, 2021
Here’s to more success for Emma in 2022!
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