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Raducanu once had just £44 in the bank

After sensationally winning the US Open, Raducanu would have quickly racked up a A fortune of £12 millionwhich is in stark contrast to his old public limited company account.

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The Daily Mail reported that Raducanu created Port 6 Limited in February 2020, and acts as its sole administrator. An analysis of company files once reportedly showed him net assets of just £44.

However, she enjoyed a meteoric rise after her maiden Grand Slam victory netted the teenager £1.8m, which was instrumental in sparking a series of lucrative endorsement deals with flagship brands such than Porsche, Evian and Dior.

Raducanu has been signed with Nike for almost four years, although that deal was reportedly renegotiated after the breakthrough year of 2021.

The report below from AFP further documents the success of Raducanu;

Emma Raducanu was named to the British New Year Honors List earlier this year – alongside a group of Olympic stars – in recognition of her stunning decisive victory in the U.S. Open.

Cyclists Jason and Laura Kenny – who have won 12 Olympic gold medals between them – have been awarded knighthood and ladyship and there has been recognition for gold medalists from Tokyo Tom Daley, peated adam and Max Whitlock.

The honors list recognizes outstanding achievement in various fields, including showbusiness, sports, and politics, as well as the contributions of people across society.

A number of medical leaders leading Britain’s battle against coronavirus were also honored in the latest list.

Emma Raducanu, who became the first British woman to win a Grand Slam since Virginia Wade in 1977, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).

Emma Raducanu is still only 19

“It makes me immensely proud and grateful to be listed to receive an MBE from Her Majesty The Queen,” said Emma Raducanu, now 19, who didn’t drop a set at Flushing Meadows in her title run.

“This year has been full of incredible surprises for me, so ending 2021 with this appointment is very special.”

Additional report by: © Agence France-Presse

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