GHey, welcome to protection of Emma Raducanu’s rebuilding after her first spherical exit from the US Open as she takes on Poland’s Magda Linette within the spherical of 16 of the Korea Open.
Raducanu reached this stage after easing to a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer on Thursday morning.
The injury-plagued British No.1 and sixth seed is set to enhance right here in Seoul after failing to defend her Grand Slam title in New York and shedding within the second spherical on the Slovenia Open final week.
“My purpose on the court docket is to attempt to swing increasingly freely each match. And my different purpose is to attempt to keep in Korea so long as doable,” she mentioned.
“Final week I struggled a bit with my legs, I simply educated rather a lot and like I mentioned, the remainder of this 12 months I am actually attempting to construct up bodily for subsequent 12 months.
“So I am coaching rather a lot – like in the present day earlier than the sport I spent 90 minutes on the court docket and I am attempting to get in good condition.
“And that generally comes with little challenges. It is one thing I am simply managing proper now, however I do know it is for the better good, so I’ve type of purchased into the method.”