Raducanu banks £7m a year from brands, dwarfs court earnings


EMMA Raducanu has served up an ace set of accounts – with her company earning her £7.7 million in a year.

It means the tennis sensation netted £148,000 per week from her firm, Harbour 6, which channels her sports and commercial earnings.

The accounts – which Raducanu, 21, signed off herself – show the business has £10.2 million in assets including £6.3 million in cash.

The firm, of which Kent-based Emma is the sole director, is due to pay bills of £2.2million, including corporation tax at £1.8 million.

Raducanu set up the business as a teenager in 2020 while her tennis career was taking off. Her firm made the £7.7 million in profits for the year ending February 28, 2023.

Previous accounts showed profits of £350,000 for 2022 and that it held just £44 in the bank during its first trading year.

Raducanu, who became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam by triumphing at the US Open in September 2021 is also a global ambassador for British Airways.

Raducanu’s court earnings for 2023 were estimated at £190,000 – compared to making up to £12 million in commercial deals. “But she has been very savvy and taken some great advice – and corporate companies have been falling over themselves to be linked with her.
“Emma is very attractive and likeable, so it is not hard to see why high-end brands like Dior, Porsche and BA want to work with her.”

Raducanu went from barely making money from tennis to banking £1.8m from her sensational US Open win. Deals with huge brands then followed.

She entered the US Open as a qualifier before shocking the world with her eventual triumph at Flushing Meadow.
The success saw Raducanu crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2021 and handed an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.

She was born in Canada to Romanian father, Ion, and Chinese mother Renee Zhai before the family moved to the UK when she was two.