Andy Murray’s Wimbledon career was ended abruptly when Emma Raducanu pulled out of the mixed doubles, citing a sore wrist as the reason. Her announcement was greeted with dismay by many, though the young British hopeful was quick to defend her decision, saying it was “a no-brainer”.

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Today, however, one of our readers contrasts Raducanu’s resilience with that of Murray.

Keith Swinley of Ayr writes:

"I can't decide if I agree that Emma Raducanu made the right decision to withdraw from her mixed doubles match partnering Sir Andy Murray.

On the one hand elite sport at their level requires almost physical perfection so she was perhaps right to give herself the best possible chance of winning her next singles match.

On the other hand, however, there stands Sir Andy, ready to do battle for one last time, channelling his inner Terminator (the good one!) with metal hip, effects of recent spinal surgery and damaged ankle ligaments. Emma’s stiff wrist seems a bit minor in comparison.

Whilst tennis is a physically demanding sport it also requires a high degree of resilience, both physical and mental, which Raducanu seems to lack at this early stage in her career.

Who is the better role model for any youngsters just taking up the game?"