Raducanu Reaches Quarterfinals At Rothesay Open Nottingham

Emma Raducanu (photo: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images for LTA)


Britain’s Emma Raducanu beat Daria Snigur from the Ukraine 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday to seal a place in the Rothesay Open Nottingham WTA 250 quarterfinals for the first time.

“It was an extremely tricky match,” Raducanu said. “I knew before I came on today that I needed to be on it because Daria is a really good player and grass court player especially. 

“Today I could really hear and feel the support. It’s all of the Brits, it’s not just me – we’re all doing pretty well. We’re trying to take the title home again one of us.”

Rothesay Open Nottingham Results Recap:

  • British wild card Fran Jones was two points away from a place in the quarterfinals when rain stopped play in her match against US-American Alison Krueger with the score at 6-4, 4-6, 6-5 30-30.
  • Qualifier Jack Pinnington Jones beats British No. 1 Cameron Norrie 1-6, 6-4- 6-4 to secure the biggest win of his career. The 21-year-old Brit will play Italy’s world No. 160 Mattia Bellucci in the quarterfinals.
  • Britain’s Rothesay Open Nottingham defending champion Katie Boulter will play her quarterfinal against Poland’s Magdalena French amid a packed Order of Play on Friday.

For full results, please click here.