Emma Răducanu

Raducanu in 2021, photo by melis/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: November 13, 2002

*father – Romanian
*mother – Chinese

Emma Răducanu is a British and Canadian professional tennis player. She has a career-high ranking of No. 10 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She was also British No. 1. At the 2021 US Open, she became the first singles qualifier in the Open Era to win a Grand Slam title.

Her father, Ian/Ion Răducanu, is from Bucharest, Romania. Her mother, Renee Zhai (Dongmei), is Chinese, from Shenyang. Her family moved to London, England, when she was two, and she represents the U.K. She has Canadian and U.K. citizenship. Emma speaks fluet Mandarin, and very good Romanian.

Emma’s paternal grandmother is named Niculina.

Emma’s maternal grandfather’s surname is Zai.

4 Responses

  1. jonasbsjr says:

    Simply beautiful.

  2. Akwaba says:

    Her parents are named Ian Raducanu and Dongmei Renee Zhai. She has British and Canadian citizenship

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