Emma Raducanu lands yet another prize after her stunning breakthrough season


Here run at Wimbledon saw her become the youngest women in the Open Era to reach the last 16, before she retired in the fourth round with breathing difficulties.

The WTA Newcomer award is her fourth in under a week, as she won both Sportswoman of the Year and International Newcomer at the SJA British Sports Awards, and on Monday was crowned the BT Sport Action Woman of the Year.

Raducanu could also add the big one – BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year – to her list of awards later this month.

The 19-year-old is the favourite to win although she won’t be in the country for the ceremony as it collides with her pre-season training and exhibition match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.

Following her recent homecoming exhibition match at London’s Royal Albert Hall, she admitted she wanted F1 driver Lewis Hamilton to win the award and struggled to believe she was in with a chance, saying: “Just don’t even think about it. Like for me, it’s something that’s so far out of the realms of possibility like I just don’t understand how it could even be a possibility.”



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