The Newest: Emma Raducanu, 18, wins US Open ladies’s title
Emma Raducanu accomplished her historic run by way of the U.S. Open by beating Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 for her first Grand Slam title.
Raducanu was already the primary participant within the skilled period, relationship to 1968, to come back by way of the qualifying rounds to succeed in the ultimate of a significant event. The 18-year-old from Britain then gained it, changing into the youngest Grand Slam champion since 17-year-old Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004.
In simply her second Grand Slam event, Raducanu ended the event as the primary participant since Serena Williams in 2014 to not drop a set within the U.S. Open.
She closed out the match after needing a medical timeout throughout her service sport for therapy after reducing her knee.
Fernandez knocked out three top-five gamers en path to the ultimate however couldn’t discover the vitality for a comeback after taking part in 4 straight three-set matches.