Apart from being the one qualifier who has ever gone on to win a significant trophy, Emma Raducanu acquired her identify written within the historical past books close to Serena Williams’s after changing into the primary girl to win the US Open with out dropping a single set for the reason that American pulled off the feat in 2014.
At the moment, Serena Williams confronted Caroline Wozniacki within the ultimate act, the match ending with a double 6/3 for the American tennis icon. “Emma Raducanu’s dominant US Open efficiency reminds us of a sure somebody,” the Grand Slam’s social media workforce wrote on Twitter together with a collage that includes Emma Raducanu and Serena Williams holding the US Open trophy.
“Emma Raducanu wins US Open with out dropping a set. First girl to take action since Serena Williams in 2014,” says the textual content on the collage.
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How did Raducanu beat Fernandez
Emma Raducanu received the 2021 US Open after vanquishing in opposition to Leylah Fernandez within the ladies’s singles ultimate on Saturday at Flushing Meadows.
The 18-year-old qualifier from the UK defeated the 19-year-old Canadian in straight units, 6-4, 6-3. Raducanu started with a break within the opening set and, regardless of being damaged again, saved her nerve lengthy sufficient to take the set and the match lead.
Fernandez started the second set imposing her personal rhythm and broke Raducanu early on. Even so, Fernandez was unable to solidify the break and instantly handed it again. Then, Leylah went on to lose her personal serve, whereas Raducanu had no bother extending the lead.
Raducanu saved a few break factors within the ninth recreation of the set whereas serving for the title earlier than changing the win on her first championship level. After conquering US Open, Emma Raducanu will break into the highest 30 from her former place, place 150.
“A shock. Yeah, truthfully, I simply can’t consider it. A shock. Loopy. The entire above,” Raducanu stated after profitable the primary Grand Slam of her profession.