Emma Raducanu asks for patience as she prepares for Transylvania Open

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Raducanu won Grand Slam matches at Wimbledon and the US Open, but she is yet to win her first WTA Tour victory.

Emma Raducanu, the US Open champion, says that everyone should be patient as she tries to win her first Grand Slam victory.

Briton, 18, won the title in New York after despite not having won a WTA match during her young career.

She lost her first round at Indian Wells and will be playing Tuesday in Transylvania Open.

She said, "I'm going to find my tennis. I just need a little time."

Raducanu, third seeded in the event plays Slovenia's number 124 Polona Shecog on Tuesday at 17:00 BST

After parting ways in New York with Andrew Richardson, which helped her win, she is still without a coach and is looking for her first victory at a WTA event.

Raducanu lost in the first round of previous tournaments in San Diego, Nottingham and Indian Wells.

The world number 23 said, "I don’t believe there is any pressure on my," "I think everyone should be patient with me.

"I feel the same person. I go out and approach the world as usual.

"I'm really enjoying my tennis right at the moment. It will be in a great position. Long term, I am sure it will be up-and-down. However, the past few week have taught me a lot about my own self.

Raducanu is aiming to appoint an interim coach before the 2022 season. He has been training this month with Johanna Konta’s former coach Esteban Caril.

Raducanu isn't with the Spaniard who helped Konta reach the top 20 in the world this week.

She says that she is instead learning to coach herself in Romania where her father Ian was born.

Raducanu's grandmother is from Bucharest. Raducanu received a warm reception in Cluj-Napoca where she spoke in Romanian after a weekend practice session.

"I'm really excited about the next chapter. She added that she is excited to play on the tour for the remainder of the season, as well as the next year.

Patience is the key. You will learn a lot about yourself from the lows. Each level is mastered gradually.

"I went from zero to the top of my game. It's going to take some time for me to adapt and adjust, but I am hopeful that with some hard work I can do it.