NEW YORK (AP) — British teenager Emma Raducanu has overwhelmed Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 within the U.S. Open closing to turn into the primary qualifier to win a Grand Slam title within the skilled period.
The 18-year-old Raducanu is ranked one hundred and fiftieth and wanted to win three matches throughout preliminary rounds simply to get into the principle draw.
Saturday’s victory capped a run wherein she gained all 20 units she performed at Flushing Meadows.
Raducanu was taking part in solely her second Grand Slam event.
This was the primary main closing between two teenagers since Serena Williams beat Martina Hingis on the 1999 U.S. Open and the primary between two unseeded ladies within the skilled period.