Emma Raducanu was greeted by an outpouring of love and support in her first match back in Britain since the teen sensation's US Open victory.
The first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles title for 44 years, 19-year-old Raducanu captured the nation's attention en route to her fairytale triumph back in September when she was just 18.
And on Sunday afternoon, she was given the opportunity to perform in front of his home fans in an exhibition held in the grand surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall.
Emma Raducanu became the first British woman to win a Grand Slam tournament since 1977
Raducanu played against Elena-Gabriela Ruse of Romania in the Champions Tennis exhibition that sold out almost immediately.
Such was the appetite to see her in action, that the game was televised on the BBC and the venue was full of supporters cheering her on.
Raducanu's life has been turned upside down since her jaw-dropping US Open victory, capped off with an impressive straight