Emma Raducanu missed out on claiming her maiden WTA title as she fell to a 6-1 2-6 6-4 defeat by Clara Tauson within the WTA Chicago Challenger last.
She served to make it 5 video games apiece within the third, just for Denmark’s Tauson to safe a match-winning break.
Raducanu will now try and qualify for the US Open.
Tauson, additionally 18, powered to a 6-1 win within the opening set, however Raducanu – who dropped just one set on her method to reaching the ultimate – regained her composure to lose solely two video games within the second, successful 75% of her first serve factors.
Raducanu then went a break up within the nail-biting last set just for Tauson to get well and edge out her fellow teenager in an entertaining last.