Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk defeated the misfiring 18-year-old 6-2 6-1 in beneath an hour on the WTA 250 occasion in Cluj-Napoca, with the Brit committing 41 unforced errors throughout the contest.
“I wasn’t bodily feeling 100%. I used to be fairly drained and torpid in the present day. Typically you simply have these days the place you do not really feel your finest,” Raducanu informed reporters. “I knew from the morning, I knew from observe.
“I wished to go on the market on the courtroom and take a look at my finest and see the way it was going to go, possibly it could go higher. However I simply could not get it going in the present day sadly.
“It is simply disappointing that you’ve got nowadays. It isn’t a pleasant feeling to have, however I simply want to maneuver on from it and brush it off. After which I will be again in one other event quickly.”
Raducanu stunningly gained the Flushing Meadows title in September as a qualifier and after the grand slam introduced that she would now not be working with former Davis Cup participant Andrew Richardson.
The Brit stated “issues are wanting up, so it is entering into a great course” along with her seek for a brand new coach.
Raducanu gained her first two matches on the WTA tour this week and is scheduled to play her final event of the season on the Nov. 6-12 Higher Austria Girls Linz.
“I believe it is simply the final six months,” she stated. “It has been quite a lot of learnings and I’ve skilled rather a lot within the final six months with not a lot gaps.
“I am simply adapting to the fast-paced lifetime of the tour and clearly nonetheless very new to it, so it is nonetheless going to take me a while to regulate.
“After Linz I am going to in all probability have per week off simply to reset and (be) mentally and bodily recent for the powerful preseason. It should be my first one and from what I’ve heard, it is a very tough 4 weeks bodily.”