Emma Raducanu has said she will not be rushed into making a decision on her coaching situation by the media.
Raducanu has gone through four coaches in the last year after parting with Torben Beltz in April.
She is currently working by herself with support from the LTA as she prepares for her second appearance at Wimbledon this summer.
When asked by reporters if there was any update in her coaching situation ahead of her debut in Nottingham, Raducanu said: “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.”
Raducanu has not hit any real heights since winning the US Open, although she has also had plenty with which to contend due to extra scrutiny in everything she does.
She has been quite routinely criticised for trying to go it alone without a dedicated coach, but she has struck back at her critics.
“Personally, I think I know what I’m doing," she said. "I’m trusting what I’m doing and the work I’m doing.”
“I’m still 19 and I’ve already won a Slam.
“So I can take my time and put things in place because I know my motivation isn’t any less.”
Emma Raducanu will be the second seed at Nottingham this week behind world number five Maria Sakkari.
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