“The medical team advised me not to continue, and although it felt like the hardest thing in the world, not to be able to finish my Wimbledon on the court, I was not well enough to carry on,” the teenager wrote in a social media statement.
“Last night will go a long way to helping me learn what it takes to perform at the top. I will cherish everything we have achieved together this week, and come back stronger,” she added.
Emma certainly did just that at the weekend.
Kevin said of the tennis star on the latest episode of his podcast, The Kevin Clifton Show: “At Wimbledon, she was amazing and she sort of came out of nowhere, and at Wimbledon she made the fourth round or fifth round and then she had a little bit of an episode where she was struggling to breathe and she had to withdraw.