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Tennis: Tennis-A very different Wimbledon experience ahead for home hope Raducanu

LONDON (Reuters) – Can it really be only 12 months ago that Emma Raducanu introduced herself to Wimbledon as a beaming, joyous 18-year-old happy to even be invited to the tournament on the back of a WTA career consisting of one match and one straight-sets defeat.

Raducanu’s unexpected charge to the fourth round made her front page news but the teenager then retired mid-match with “breathing difficulties” in something of an anti-climax.

Many expected her to disappear as quickly as she had appeared – just the latest in a painfully long line of British women failing to even challenge for the Venus Rosewater Dish last lifted by Virginia Wade in 1977, let alone win it.

Two months later, however, Raducanu had blasted herself into the consciousness of the world way beyond tennis, astonishingly winning the…

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