Emma Raducanu, 18, of the UK , won the US Open women’s singles title within the absence of 23 slam winners Serena Williams and world favorite Ashley Barty. Emma is that the first British player to win a slam in 44 years. before that, Wade won the Wimbledon title in 1977. At an equivalent time, Raducanu is that the only British player to possess won the US Open since 1968. Wade defeated Jane King to win the title. Maria Sharapova is additionally the youngest player to win a women’s title at Wimbledon since she turned 17 in 2004.
Emma defeated 19-year-old Leila Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 within the final to win the slam title.
The second player to win a title at the US Open debut
Raducanu is that the fourth player to succeed in the final on his US Open debut. Before him, Palm Schreiber (1978), Venus Williams (1997), and Bianca Andresco (2019) reached the ultimate for the primary time. he’s the second player after Andersco to win a title at his US Open debut.
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Radukano is that the second woman to succeed in the planet rankings above 100
This is the second time since the introduction of the planet rankings in 1975 that a lady player within the top 100 world rankings has reached the ultimate Raducanu ‘s rating is 150. Earlier, in 2009, Kim Clusters not only reached the ultimate of the US Open but also won the title.
Radukano won 20 consecutive seats.
Raducanu, playing in his second slam tournament, has won all 20 of his seats at the US Open thus far. It consists of three matches within the qualifying round and 6 matches within the main draw. Raducanu has reached the ultimate of any slam for the primary time. additionally, Raducanu became the primary woman since Angelique Kerber in 2016 to win the US Open final without losing one set.
For the First time since 1999, when both players were teenagers.
It was the primary time since 1999 at the US Open that both players were teenagers within the women’s final. British players are 18 years old while the Canadian players are 19 years old. Serena Williams, who reached the US Open final in 1999, was 17 years old and Martina Hingis was 18 years old. Williams won the trophy by defeating Martina Hingis.
Before both, three players over 50 have reached the final.
Before Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez, only three players within the world rankings above 50 reached the US Open final. they’re preceded only by the Clays (No. 1, 2009), Sylvain Stephens (No. 83, 2017), and Venus (No. 66, 1997). Raducanu is ranked 150th and Leylah Fernandez is ranked 73rd.