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The British number 1 was seeking to capitalise on her US Open win last month, when she became the first qualifier to ever win a Grand Slam tournament. But the Kent teenager, ranked 22 in the world, lost to world number 100 Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, yesterday.
Emma had received a first-round bye before facing her Belarusian opponent, 27, for the night-time match which she lost 6-2 6-4.
Speaking afterwards Emma said: “You can easily get sucked into being so focused on the result and getting disappointed. I mean, I’m 18 years old. I need to cut myself some slack.
“I haven’t had much experience with night matches. I’m still new to the tour.”
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