"Nothing wrong with being a one-slam wonder" - legendary tennis pundit Sue Barker defends Raducanu

BBC's Sue Barker defended Emma Raducanu during a broadcast of the Queen's Club event in London explaining that she's already that more than many great players.

During the BBC’s coverage of Queens, former British No 1 John Lloyd spoke about Raducanu saying:

“She set the bar pretty high, she won the US Open, she’s won a Slam already, so everybody’s after her. The players on tour are after her, coaches have taught them how to play against her – when she came out at the US Open, she was still not that really well known, the pressure has come from the public and at Wimbledon it’s going to be the same thing."

He continued:

“This year it’s already looking a bit tough, it may look tough for the rest of the year, but from what I’ve seen from her she will rebound. When she gets enough time to play, I don’t think she’ll be a one Slam wonder. And if she is, so what?”

Barker added her take as well:

“There’s nothing wrong with being a one-Slam wonder! We should all be so lucky to win one Grand Slam, I mean that’s still an amazing feat. I don’t think she will be someone who goes away because I think she’s hungry for more. I think she’s going to stay around and win a lot more matches.”

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