Raducanu says she is inspired by Andy Murray during US Open press conference. VIDEO

How Andy Murray inspired Emma Raducanu

Andy Murray Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu is having a sensational run at the current US Open, where she reached the quarter-final coming straight from the qualifications. Emma had another amazing match in the 4 rounds when she demolished home favorite Shelby Rogers 6-2 6-1.

Andy Murray inspiring Emma Raducanu

During the press conference that followed her match against Shelby Rogers, Emma explained why she had been inspired so much by Andy Murray in her career.

Emma commented:

“Andy is such an inspirational person to look up to. The amount that he’s achieved, the amount he can do with his racquet and skill. To have him like sometimes believe in me, support me, I think it means a lot to have had someone like that.

Also today had Virginia Wade in the front row. I saw her, spoke to her a little bit after the match. It was just really cool to be able to speak to such legends, get their tips on a couple things.”

Raducanu at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2021

Emma Raducanu Stats info

Ranked world no.150 (career-high), Emma has achieved an overall 20-6 record in 2021. Raducanu is participating at the U.S. Open where she defeated Bibiane Schoofs 6-1 6-2, Mariam Bolkvadze 6-3 7-5, Mayar Sherif 6-1 6-4, Stefanie Voegele 6-2 6-3, Shuai Zhang 6-2 6-4, Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-0 6-1 and Shelby Rogers 6-2 6-1.

Emma Raducanu will take on the world no.12 Belinda Bencic in the quarter. In the past, they have never played each other so far in top tournaments.

Emma reached the final in Chicago.

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Raducanu's Record


Shelby Rogers in 2021

Shelby Rogers Stats info

Now ranked no.43, the American played her last match on the 6th of September when she lost to world no.150 Emma Raducanu 6-2 6-1 in the 4th round in U.S. Open (draw).

Until now, during this year the American has an overall 23-20 win-loss record.

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Rogers's Record

Emma Raducanu and Shelby Rogers fought against each other only 1 time. Their actual head to head record is 1-0 for Raducanu. When they played, Emma Raducanu won 6-2 6-1 in the 4th round in New York (U.S. Open) on the 6th of September 2021.

In the following video you can watch the highlights.

Andy Murray in 2021

Andy Murray Stats info

Currently ranked no.112, Andy played his last match on the 30th of August when he lost to world no.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas 2-6 7-6(7) 3-6 6-3 6-4 in the 1st round in U.S. Open (draw).

Until now, during this year the Brit has a 10-8 win-loss record. Andy Murray’s best result of this year was reaching the final in the Biella 1 Challenger.

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Murray's Record