Eighteen yr previous WTA world no. 150 Emma Raducanu received the US Open 2021 ladies’s singles by beating her younger Canadian peer Leylah Fernandez in straight units, with the ultimate rating of 6-4 6-3, dominating the ultimate and profitable a well-deserved and surprising title.
She did all of it with out shedding a set in 10 video games and getting her opponents to five video games in a single set on just one event, within the second spherical of qualifying towards Georgian Blokvadze. On this video beneath, the younger winner of the US Open 2021 celebrates her victory from New York by climbing the stands of Arthur Ashe Stadium, embracing and joyfully becoming a member of her workers members in her field.
With this consequence, the younger Briton will acquire tomorrow from place no.150 within the WTA rating to place no. 23. Leylah Fernandez, alternatively, rises from n. 73 to n. 28 of the rating. Emma Raducanu turns into the youngest Grand Slam winner since 17-year-old Maria Sharapova received Wimbledon in July 2004.
She can also be the primary British lady to win a Slam title since Virginia Wade received Wimbledon 1977 44 years in the past.