Agent Max Eisenbud insists industrial shoots and sponsorship commitments are not to blame for Emma Raducanu’s results in 2022. Following successful the US Open, Raducanu immediately grew to become a single of the most marketable tennis athletes.
Given that then, Raducanu has develop into the facial area of some of the world’s leading manufacturers. “It is been a difficult calendar year. I assume she bought a lot of poor luck and what actually hurt her was [catching] Covid and not getting a excellent off-season, and then she was playing capture up,” Eisenbud said on the BBC’s Sports Desk podcast, for every Eurosport.
“But I feel that if she had zero shoot dates, almost everything would be the similar. I know from the outside, you guys want to look at all these points – but if she locked herself in the space for the entire year and failed to do anything, I feel it would be the exact.”
Eisenbud: There is so a great deal industrial desire in Raducanu
Because her US Open triumph, Raducanu has landed quite a few sponsorship and endorsement offers. “We could have performed 50 times of shoots. I’ve by no means viewed the volume of exhilaration and companies that wished to be in organization with Emma soon after the US Open,” Eisenbud said.
In the meantime, Raducanu hasn’t experienced a wonderful yr on the court docket. Raducanu has been battling with her results all season very long and being nutritious has also been a battle for her. Raducanu kicked off her grass period a few months back in Nottingham, the place she sustained a aspect injury in the opening video game of her initially spherical match.
Just after 7 video games, Raducanu decided to retire the match. Raducanu then pulled out of very last week’s WTA event in Birmingham and also made the decision in opposition to taking part in in Eastbourne this 7 days. Following having some time to recover from a side personal injury, Raducanu is established to contend at Wimbledon. In the Wimbledon initially round, Raducanu faces Alison van Uytvanck.