Emma Raducanu hits balls in practice with her LEFT HAND as the British No 1 continues her recovery from her right wrist injury that ended her season early… with eagled-eyed fans spotting the change from 2021 US Open champ
- Emma Raducanu is back on court as she recovers from the injury to her wrist
- The 2021 US Open winner was training in an unusual way in an Instagram clip
- Raducanu has suffered 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 back hitting balls on a tennis court, but there’s something unusual about her latest training regime.
The 20-year-old is trying to work her way back to full fitness following a wrist injury and took to Instagram to post a video of her on court. However, in the clip she could be 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 was forced to pull out of the Transylvania Open and Billie Jean King Cup in Glasgow.
Raducanu posted a clip to her Instagram story showing her back on court following her injury
The British star used only 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 to a better campaign
Fans will be pleased to see Raducanu back on court and she seemed excited to be back on training again, posting the word ‘“tnnsssss!!!!” in the Instagram story.
The injury has been been another setback in what has been a frustrating year for the British star, who suffered a disrupted season thanks to Covid, before enduring a series of muscle issues, blisters and back problems.
The issues have derailed her 2022, and Raducanu has been unable to hit the heights of last year, which saw her shoot to stardom thanks to her historic US Open win at Flushing Meadows.
The injury to her right wrist has been the latest setback in a frustrating year for the British star
Raducanu has drafted in Andy Murray’s former strength coach Jez Green to improve her fitness on tour
She is now looking to improve her fitness as she copes with life on tour, after a year that has seen her finish with a negative 17-18 record, and has 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 an Abu Dhabi next month, but will unlikely risk playing if her wrist hasn’t healed.
However, Raducanu still has time to make sure she’s match ready for the start of the 2023 campaign, with her first scheduled event of next year being January’s Auckland’s ASB Classic.
2022 has been a far cry from the exploits of last year that saw Raducanu win the US Open