Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic return to the court today, Federer wins the reaction
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Smiling Emma Raducanu won a prize of £115,000 after defeating the Wimbledon Czech.
The 18-year-old rookie beat Prague’s best Marketa Vondrousova 6-2 6-4 in the second round, which made her name shine and got a good payday.
Rookie Raducanu-whose ranking of 338 will now rise sharply-has more than quadrupled her career prize money in the space to win two games on the green grass of SW19.
She even won the highest award spokesperson. Andy Murray, the son-in-law of her coach Nigel Sears, congratulated her twice on social media.
Raducanu said: “This is incredible. I will use the money. I am at the beginning of my career, which means I can hire good coaches.
“Tennis is an expensive sport, travel and competition week after week, so this money will help fund the sport. I am very grateful for the opportunity I got this week. I am trying to make the most of it.
Elsewhere, Cameron Norie hopes to “end the game” for Roger Federer at Wimbledon.
When facing this charming Swiss superstar, the second-ranked British player faced the eight-time champion like a character in a video game for two and a half years.
It was at the Australian Hopman Cup in December 2018, where Norry was defeated.
Since Nori is one of the best players on the planet, Saturday’s game should be more intense.
The 25-year-old Norry reached three finals in 2021, including the Queen’s final last month, and won 31 games-including today’s straight set victory over Australia’s Alex Bolt.
The 29th seed said: “I remember it was dark when I went out. Then I remember looking back, he was walking out with a spotlight.
“He came out to play against me. I felt like I was playing a video game, playing against Roger Federer.
“It will be a pleasure to play with him again. I have played with him once before.
“He defeated me absolutely easily. I lost quickly. I think it was 6-1 6-1.”