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Emma Raducanu stuns on the July/August cover of Elle UK  

Tennis player Emma Raducanu has said that she dreams of playing doubles with Andy Murray when she became known as United Kingdom most recent cover star.

The sports star, who lives in Bromley, had a quick rise to A-list celebrity status following her triumph at the US Open last September, and has since been invited to be an ambassador for a variety of luxury brands. .

The teenager wrote tennis history at the US Open last year before a sensational winning streak in New York saw her become the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam tournament.

In the cover photo for Elle magazine, the teen can be seen posing in a white shirt and green sequined skirt.

Tennis player Emma Raducanu, 19, has said she dreams of playing doubles with Andy Murray when she was introduced as the new Elle UK cover star.

Tennis player Emma Raducanu, 19, has said she dreams of playing doubles with Andy Murray when she was introduced as the new Elle UK cover star.

In an inside interview, she explained how she feels ‘British’ but is ‘influenced by her parents’ cultures’.

She explained: ‘I grew up here so I feel British. But I am influenced by the cultures of both my parents.

‘My mother instilled respect for everyone as a big part of my life.

“There’s also toughness and mental strength, not necessarily from being confident and letting everyone know you are, but from having that inner sense of belief. I feel like it’s a big thing in Asian culture.

In a photo shoot inside the magazine, Emma can be seen wearing a white tank top and black mini shorts while showing off her tanned legs.

In a photo shoot inside the magazine, Emma can be seen wearing a white tank top and black mini shorts while showing off her tanned legs.

The July/August issue of ELLE UK is on sale from June 8'

The July/August issue of ELLE UK is on sale from June 8′

Meanwhile, he continued: ‘I started [playing tennis] because my dad was taking classes in the park and my parents couldn’t leave me home alone.

‘I would ride my bike on the court next door, and then gradually he would throw balls at me.

“I developed pretty good coordination after playing different sports like basketball and motocross, which ultimately helped my tennis.”

Elsewhere, he discussed his first trip to Wimbledon, saying: ‘We asked everyone for their autographs, and I mean everyone! I still have pictures from that day.

“To be able to say that I’ve played on those courts, especially Court One and hopefully Center Court this year, is pretty special.”

Meanwhile, he revealed that he remains grounded, despite his tournament success.

The teenager explained how she celebrated her US Open victory in 2021, saying: “When I won the US Open, my parents didn’t do anything big or amazing to celebrate it: we came home and ate dumplings, and that was it.. we are very normal.

Emma Raducanu’s VERY impressive endorsement deals

Raducanu gained celebrity status with her first Grand Slam victory at Flushing Meadows, with brands lining up to offer her endorsement deals and a slew of magazines featuring her on the cover.

Since winning in September, the teenager has announced deals with:

  • Dior In her new role, the teenager will represent Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri’s womenswear collections, as well as the luxury brand’s skincare and makeup ranges.
  • Tiffany and company. – Brand ambassador in a deal said to be worth £2m
  • direct sports – Face of the £6 million Christmas campaign. Teen was joined in the ad by Euros heartthrob Jack Grealish and a host of Britain’s top young sports stars.
  • Evan – The teenager will be the new ambassador of the water brand, joining Dua Lipa, Maria Sharapova and Ella Chen.
  • BA – The teenager was unveiled as British Airway’s new global brand ambassador in December last year.

But he said his biggest “pinch me moment” to date was receiving a letter from the Queen after winning the US Open.

Elsewhere, Emma explained her biggest dream, revealing: “Just once in my life, I would love to play doubles with Andy Murray at Wimbledon.”

Raducanu gained celebrity status with her first Grand Slam victory at Flushing Meadows, with brands lining up to offer her endorsement deals and a slew of magazines featuring her on the cover.

Days later, she found herself among the A-list elite at New York’s Met Gala, fashion’s biggest night.

She rose to the occasion in a dazzling midriff-baring monochromatic Chanel outfit, complete with pearls circling her waist and Tiffany diamonds in her ears.

Personally invited by Vogue boss Dame Anna Wintour, she sat down at Chanel’s $500,000 table with its celebrity ambassadors, sparking speculation that she would join their ranks as an ambassador.

Meanwhile, the teenager was revealed as the face of jewelery brand Tiffany and Co in a deal estimated at more than £2m.

In October, she became the latest celebrity to be announced as an ambassador for high-end fashion house Dior.

In the role, the teenager will represent Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri’s womenswear collections, as well as the luxury brand’s makeup and skincare ranges. It is not known how much Emma will charge for her role as an ambassador for Dior.

Since then, he has secured deals with Evian and appeared as the face of Sports Direct’s 2021 Christmas campaign.

The tennis star has been heralded as a “sponsor’s dream” and is on her way to becoming the highest-earning female sports star of all time.

It was also reported that he laid the foundation for his potential earnings at age 17, registering Harbor 6 Limited to manage his finances.

The July/August issue of Elle UK is on sale from June 8.

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