Taking part in in her first match since her Flushing Meadows triumph, the 18-year-old Raducanu received the opening sport however then struggled towards world No. 100 Sasnovich.
nu advised reporters after her 10-match successful streak got here to an finish.
“Going into the match I did not put any strain on myself as a result of in my thoughts I’m so inexperienced. I’m 18 years outdated. I would like to chop myself some slack.
“You would inform she was extra skilled than me and he or she went on the market and executed her sport plan higher than I did.”
Sasnovich hit 17 winners and 9 unforced errors, whereas Raducanu had 31 unforced errors.
“I actually get pleasure from enjoying right here,” mentioned Sasnovich, who will now face Simona Halep. “Emma simply received the US Open and I misplaced there within the first spherical. So it was somewhat bit completely different.”
Raducanu received the US Open in a unprecedented run through which she did not drop a set.
Raducanu mentioned she was now on the lookout for a extra skilled coach and at Indian Wells she labored with LTA ladies’s senior nationwide coach Jeremy Bates.
“Jeremy is a part of ladies’s tennis on the LTA, so whereas he is right here he is serving to me out,” Raducanu mentioned.
“Going ahead, I am simply going to attend and attempt to discover the suitable individual.”
Raducanu grew to become the primary qualifier ever — man or lady — to win a grand slam title, having entered the match ranked one hundred and fiftieth on the earth.
“I’m glad what occurred in the present day occurred so I can be taught and take it as a lesson,” mentioned Raducanu. “She’s received extra expertise than me. She has been 4-2 down a whole bunch of instances.
“It’s my third WTA match this yr. Simply received to not rush it and get my head again to the drafting board.”