Emma Raducanu creat History, Beats Leylah Fernandez To Win Women's Singles Title in US Open

Raducanu had the fewest Slam starts of any women's Slam winner, reaching the fourth round in July at Wimbledon in her only prior Slam appearance while Fernandez had won only four matches in six prior Slam appearances.

Emma Raducanu creat History, Beats Leylah Fernandez To Win Women's Singles Title in US Open
Emma Raducanu

Wade and British men's tennis legend Tim Henman were among a sellout crowd of 23,700 that created an electrical atmosphere at Ashe Stadium within the first-ever women's Slam final between unseeded players.The showdown of prodigy talents was the primary all-teen Slam final since 17-year-old Serena Williams beat 18-year-old Martina Hingis for the 1999 US Open crown.Raducanu is that the youngest US Open champion since Williams in 1999 and therefore the first US Open women's champion to not drop a group since Williams in 2014.

Raducanu had the fewest Slam starts of any women's Slam winner, reaching the fourth round in July at Wimbledon in her only prior Slam appearance while Fernandez had won only four matches in six prior Slam appearances.

The drama of a much-anticipated teen dream meeting produced tension from the beginning .Fernandez saved five break points in her opening service game of the match before finally surrendering the 10-minute game on a netted forehand to offer Raducanu a 2-0 edge.

Fernandez broke back within the third game, Raducanu netting a backhand on the fourth break point she faced.With each game a roller-coaster of powerful groundstrokes and sensational shotmaking, the primary set persisted a knife's edge game after game.

Raducanu forced three break points on Fernandez's serve within the 10th game, but sent backhands long, wide and into internet .On her fourth opportunity, Raducanu blasted a forehand winner to say the primary set after 58 minutes.In the second set, Fernandez saved three break points and held to 1-1 then broke on a netted backhand by Raducanu to seize a 2-1 edge.

Raducanu broke back to 2-2, blasting a backhand cross-court service return winner to equalize, then later whipped a forehand passing winner by the Canadian to interrupt for a 4-2 advantage.

Raducanu held and made two match points on Fernandez's serve within the eighth game but sent a backhand wide and netted a forehand with the title at stake and Fernandez held to 5-3.

Fernandez had an opportunity chance at 30-40 within the ninth game when Raducanu skidded on the court on her left knee and opened a bleeding cut, the match halted while a trainer bandaged the wound.Fernandez, wiping away tears, complained to the umpire about the granting of a medical timeout to no avail.When play resumed, Fernandez sent a forehand long to squander the break chance and Raducanu ended matters after an hour and 51 minutes on her third ace of the match.