Emma Raducanu says that revving up her game with three straight wins at the Indian Wells Masters is only a taste of what’s to come.
Britain’s US Open winner lost a bid for the quarter-finals 6-3, 6-1 to top seed Iga Swiatek on Tuesday but is now keen to get stuck into the Miami event starting next week.
Raducanu is finally free of the injuries and illness which have dulled her form in the 18 months since she won the Open as a qualifier.
She rated her current level at “like 35 per cent.”
The 20-year-old added: “It’s like I haven’t trained. Physically I feel like that’s going to be one of my biggest assets.
“My team has spoken about it. I think that I’m going to be, like, one of the best athletes on the Ttour, and that’s going to be a big part of my game.
“There is a very long way to go, but I’m definitely starting the right work now.”
The Brit said that even after going down to world No. 1 Swiatek, her confidence is boosted after reaching the fourth round.
“Before this tournament, I didn’t think I would even play, to be honest (tonsillitis).
“But to have played and then won three rounds and beaten two amazing opponents, I’m very proud of myself.
“Now it’s just about consistent work to physically get to where I want to be.”