British tennis star Emma Raducanu was formally made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by King Charles III throughout an inverstiture ceremony at Windsor Castle on Tuesday.
The 20-year-old Canada-born Raducanu acquired the honour within the line of her companies to tennis. Raducanu had scripted historical past final 12 months on the US Open when she went all the best way from the qualifying spherical to win the ladies’s singles title. – the primary qualifier to realize the feat at a Grand Slam.
Raducanu’s triumph had additionally made her the primary British girl since Virginia Wade in 1977 to win a Major title. Raducanu had witnessed a steep rise into the highlight after reaching the fourth spherical of Wimbledon final 12 months.
“It’s been great to receive my honour today from his Majesty the King – I feel extremely grateful,” Raducanu mentioned in her assertion after receiving the honour.
Raducanu is the British No. 1 within the ladies’s singles circuit. However, she has endured a poor run in Grand Slams this 12 months with three second-round exits and a gap spherical defeat on the US Open.