Emma Raducanu: US Open champion withdraws from Kremlin Cup

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Emma Raducanu, the first British woman to win a Grand Slam Singles title since Virginia Wade's 1977 victory in 1977, is Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu, the US Open champion, has withdrawn from Moscow's Kremlin Cup.

The 18-year-old British player has only played once since becoming Grand Slam champion. He lost to Aliaksandra Snovich of Belarus at Indian Wells in October.

She will still be playing in Romania and Austria this season.

Raducanu stated, "I look forwards to returning to Tour in the coming weeks."

"Unfortunately, I had to change my tournament schedule and will not be able to travel to Moscow this year. However, I do hope to compete there next year and play in front of the Russian fans."

World number 22, who was ranked at 150 at the beginning of September's US Open, which she won as a qualifier for, stated that she wasn't putting pressure on herself after her early exit from Indian Wells.

She said, "In my mind, I'm so inexperienced I'm just taking everything in."

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