With this defeat, Raducanu is forecast to drop from 11th

Champion Raducanu breaks up in tears, after ‘losing shock’ in the first round

With this defeat, Raducanu is forecast to drop from 11th to 79th in the WTA rankings after the US Open ends.

On the morning of 31-8, defending champion Emma Raducanu broke up in tears, after a ‘shocking’ 0-2 (3-6, 3-6) defeat to French opponent Alize Cornet in the first round of the women’s singles of the 2022 US Tennis Tournament.