England’s Emma Raducanu has lost her first straight set since making her sensational Wimbledon debut last month.
The 18-year-old wildcard lost 6-3 6-2 to Chinese world number 51 Zhang Shuai at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic.
Emma Raducanu returned to the WTA Tour in San Jose as she raced into the fourth round at Wimbledon. which ended in retirement
“I am at the beginning of my journey. So every chance I get I am grateful while learning all the time,” she said.
The 2019 Australian Open doubles grand slam champion Zhang took a 3-0 lead in the first set and a quick 4-0 lead in the second leg of last night’s hard-core tournament.
Raducanu’s serve was missing a total of four times. And while she had two break points against her experienced opponent early in the second set, She failed to take advantage of
“In the WTA Tour every match is going to be difficult. And there won’t be many good matches,” Radukanu said.