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Emma Raducanu hits balls in training with her LEFT HAND as the British No. 1 continues her recovery from the right wrist injury that ended her season…
- Emma Raducanu is back on track as she recovers from her wrist injury
- The 2021 US Open winner was training in an unusual way in an Instagram clip
- Raducanu has had a frustrating season with injuries and other issues
- The 20-year-old has enlisted Andy Murray’s former strength coach Jez Green
Emma Raducanu is hitting balls on a tennis court again, but there’s something unusual about her latest training regimen.
The 20-year-old is trying to get back to full fitness after a wrist injury and posted a video of her on the court on Instagram. However, in the clip, she was seen using only her left hand.
The injury to her right wrist saw Raducanu end her first full season on the WTA Tour early and forced her to withdraw from the Transylvania Open and Billie Jean King Cup in Glasgow.
Raducanu posted a clip to her Instagram story showing her back on court after her injury
The British star only used her left hand as she hit balls and showed her excitement to be back
Emma Raducanu was excited to be back on the tennis court as she looks forward to a better campaign
Fans will be happy to see Raducanu back on the track and she seemed excited to be back training, posting the word “tnnsssss!!!!”. in the Instagram story.
The injury was another setback in what has been a frustrating year for the British star, who endured a disrupted season due to Covid, before suffering a string of muscle problems, blisters and back problems.
The troubles have derailed her 2022, and Raducanu has been unable to reach the heights of last year, in which she rocketed to stardom thanks to her historic US Open win at Flushing Meadows.
The injury to her right wrist was the latest setback in a frustrating year for the British star
Raducanu has recruited Jez Green, Andy Murray’s former strength coach, to improve her fitness on the tour
She’s now trying to improve her fitness as she copes with life on tour, after finishing a year with a negative 17-18 record, and she’s enlisted the help of Andy Murray’s former strength coach Jez Green.
The world number 75 is currently preparing for an exhibition match against Ons Jabeur in Abu Dhabi next month, but is unlikely to risk playing if her wrist has not healed.
However, Raducanu still has time to ensure she is race-ready for the start of the 2023 season, with the first scheduled event of next year being Auckland’s ASB Classic in January.
2022 is a far cry from last year’s heroics in which Raducanu won the US Open