Emma Raducanu wins in Romania, Cameron Norrie loses in Austria

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Raducanu is currently ranked 23rd around the globe and won her second WTA tour-level victory of her career

Britain's Emma Raducanu showed a calm performance to defeat Ana Bogdan from Romania in straight sets, and reach the Transylvania Open quarterfinals.

The US Open champion backed her win in Cluj-Napoca - a first at the tour level – with a 6-3 6-4 victory.

Next, third seed Raducanu (18 years old) will take on 19-year-old Marta Kostyuk (19 years).

In Vienna, British men's number 1 Cameron Norrie lost three match points to Canadian sixth seed Felix Auger Aliassime.

Norrie, ranked 14th worldwide, was just a few steps away from the quarter-finals. However, Auger-Aliassime recovered and won 2-6 7-6 (8-6 6-4).

Raducanu enjoys home comforts in Romania

Raducanu is still looking at home in the country where her grandfather was born and where she still lives with her grandmother.

Although he has already won a Grand Slam, and reached the fourth round of Wimbledon, the next stage in the British number one's career is to win regular victories at high-level events.

Due to rising coronavirus rates no fans were allowed into the stadium to view the matches, but Raducanu claims she has received lots of warm support from the people of Cluj-Napoca.

The Briton looked relaxed and confident after a hard-fought win against Polona Hercog of Slovenia on Tuesday. She was able to defeat Bogdan convincingly.

Raducanu stated, "It's definitely taking me some while to find my feet still. I'm learning some lessons from every match that I play."

"I am not yet the finished product."

There were some odd moments of concern in the opening game, when Raducanu was faced with three break points.

Raducanu broke in the next game after a trio of first serves. She was able to take over the first set.

She took control of the second set with an early break, but any hopes of repeating her success were dashed when Bogdan broke back for 2-2.

Raducanu responded maturely to the Romanian victory with a third consecutive game.

The teenager won the three remaining games, including a 12-minute break for 3-3. This was another example of her ability problem solve. She also won the final game in impressive fashion.

Norrie's bid for ATP Finals was hampered - but it wasn't over

Norrie didn't drop a point on serve during the first set. Auger-Aliassime won back.

26-year-old Norrie became the most prominent British men's tennis player after he won the Indian Wells title - the largest tournament on the ATP Tour, behind the four Grand Slams – last month.

The prestigious prize helped him climb into the top 15 in the world and continue a remarkable breakthrough year, where he is ranked among the best players.

Auger-Aliassime's brave fightback has hampered the left-handeder's chances of qualifying for the season-ending ATP Tour Finals in Turin next month.

Norrie looked likely to lose because of his intensity and precision, which overwhelmed his opponent who made many unforced mistakes in the first set.

The Canadian world number 12 was able to improve and save match points after Norrie's tie-break in the second set, taking control of the decider.

However, defeat does not mean Norrie is out of the race for Turin.

With two spots remaining, he trails Norway's Casper Ruud and Poland's Hubert Hurkacz. Italy's Jannik Sinner is also in the mix, although next week's Paris Masters will offer more qualification points.