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Emma Raducanu not rushing decision on new coach

Emma Raducanu will not be rushing her decision to appoint a new coach.

The US Open Champion announced her split from Torben Beltz after just five months in April but the 19-year-old star is in wants to take her time before settling on a replacement.

She told BBC Sport: "I want to take my time with this decision.

"Nothing has changed. I still have the same people, good people, around me. I don't want to rush into anything.

"Personally, I think I know what I'm doing. I'm trusting what I'm doing and the work I'm doing.

"I'm still 19 and I've already won a Grand Slam so I can take my time and put things in place because I know my motivation isn't any less."

Raducanu has suffered a string of injuries that have forced her to pull out of the Nottingham Open, and is a doubt for Wimbledon - which starts on 27 June.

But despite her “freak injury” Emma has reflected on the progress and said she is “quite proud” of what she has achieved in the past year.

She added: "I'm not being so hard on myself, I'm really enjoying my time right now and also just really believing in the work I'm doing.

"I don't think anyone would say, 'I wish I didn't wish a Grand Slam at 18' because that is what I set out to do when I started playing tennis - and I did that.

"For that to happen very soon definitely comes with a lot of challenges but managing, learning and growing through the adversities that I have faced - I would much rather have that, learn from those experiences and keep building and progressing."

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