Although he was the First British woman to win major tennis title after Virginia Wade, Wimbledon 1977. Emma Raducanu, US Open Champion Emma Raducanu revealed that she is still being criticized by her parents.  

Bromley’s 19-yearold daughter was raised there and entered British tennis history in September. She beat Leylah Fernandez (19 years old) at Flushing Meadows. It was an unbelievable victory. 

Raducanu is just 18, and her father, Ian, said that she was keeping her foot on the ground despite all the global attention that has followed her grand slam victory. 

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Speaking to Andrew Castle, the 19-year-old reflected on her ‘surreal’ 2020 in which she scooped the US Open, becoming the first British female to win a major tennis title since Virginia Wade at Wimbledon in 1977. Evian revealed that British tennis player will now be the brand’s new Global Ambassador in December.

The victory catapulted the 19-year-old to global fame and her earning potential has soared but in an interview with Andrew Castle, she revealed her parents keep her down to earth

While the victory has catapulted her to worldwide fame at age 19, her earnings potential has skyrocketed. However, Andrew Castle interviewed her to find out how her parents still keep her humble.

She told Castle her parents told her off 'big time' for moaning about being tired - and says that she still gets public transport despite being worth an estimated £4.5million (Pictured with her father Ian)

She told Castle her parents told her off ‘big time’ for moaning about being tired – and says that she still gets public transport despite being worth an estimated £4.5million (Pictured with her father Ian)

Speaking to former pro turned tennis pundit Andrew Castle, Raducanu revealed she still takes public transport – despite having an estimated earning potential of around £4.5million. 

After her win, the tennis star, who got A and A* in her A-levels this summer, was invited to the Met Gala in New York and was this month made a global ambassador for Evian water.  

Ahead of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards, which she’s a hot favourite to win, the teenager revealed: ‘I’m still taking the train and doing the same journeys.

“I’m the exact same person as before and continue doing everything I used. I don’t see why I should change things.’

Also, she revealed to them she felt the anger of her parents after saying that she was feeling tired. 

When asked how her friends help keep her grounded she said that “And my parents were telling us off yesterday morning big-time.”

Castle inquired why Castle had reprimanded her. She replied, “I told you I was tired!” I was told off by them both.     

Raducanu’s parents Ian and Renee Raducanu have been hugely influential in their daughter’s remarkable journey. 

Renee (Chinese) and Ian (Romanian), were both living in Toronto, Canada when Emma was born. After Emma’s birth, the family relocated to the UK at the age of two.

The new Evian ambassador is tipped as a hot favourite for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards, which air next Sunday

Evian’s new ambassador for Evian is expected to be a popular choice in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards next Sunday.

Glitz: Raducanu has attended the Met Gala in New York and, earlier this month, she appeared on the red carpet at Tiffany and The Prince's Trust Women Supporting Women event

Glitz: Raducanu has attended the Met Gala in New York and, earlier this month, she appeared on the red carpet at Tiffany and The Prince’s Trust Women Supporting Women event

The home and finance work are located together in Bromley. Emma would play tennis in this cul de sac with her father during Covid lockdowns. 

Her parents, who were her best friends, couldn’t travel to America to see the Sept. tournament because of Covid regulations.

After winning the US Open, she told reporters how tennis is often the last topic of conversation at home, saying: ‘I speak to my parents, we don’t really talk so much about tennis but they just really want to know how I am in these moments and, you know, to not have them here with me, I would have loved them to be here and we can all celebrate together or they could be with me and experience the same things but you know, they’re watching from home very proud.’

The BBC Sports Personality of the year awards will be held next week. Lewis Hamilton was the star who stated that she was hopeful and she hadn’t written a speech. 

The contenders for this year’s prize will be revealed tomorrow, with Tom Daley, Adam Peaty, Jason Kenny and Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey likely to be included after golds at the Tokyo Olympics.

Mark Cavendish — 2011’s SPOTY — is also set to be shortlisted after his four Tour de France stage wins saw him match Eddy Merckx’s record of 34.

BBC Sports Personality and Year Show airs on BBC One live Sunday, December 19th