Emma Raducanu will appear at an exhibition event in China later this month despite being unfit to compete after several surgeries. The Briton went under the knife to deal with injuries to both her wrist and right foot last month and is expected to be out for the rest of the summer.
The 20-year-old is expected to miss Wimbledon amid his goal of returning to training at the end of September, but is preparing to travel to China for the Hangzhou International Tennis Tournament. The event took place June 22-25 at the Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, with Raducanu in attendance. ego.
However, Raducanu will not be participating in any tennis-related activities, as the likes of Carlos Moya, Marat Safin, Juan Martin del Potro and David Ferrer will join her at the event. Raducanu, whose mother is of mixed Chinese descent, speaks fluent Mandarin and has previously welcomed the idea of returning home.
“It’s great news when I see that the quarantine restrictions have been lifted,” Raducanu said at the Australian Open in January. “So I really hope to come. It was amazing, I will definitely come back to Shenyang and see my relatives and family.
“I didn’t come back from before the pandemic because it was extremely difficult and I missed it so much. So I’m looking forward to that opportunity.”
Raducanu’s rep hinted that she may even miss the US Open as a lengthy absence is expected to fully recover from her activities. “I’m doing a little trick on both hands to solve the problems. I am very disappointed to share that I will be out of action for the next few months and in the meantime I will have a new player. other minor ankle surgery. ,” she wrote in her initial announcement, before confirming that all three surgeries were successful.