Emma Raducanu -— Telegraph Women’s Sport (@WomensSport) September 10, 2021
✔️ First qualifier, man or woman, to reach a Grand Slam final.
✔️ Youngest British Grand Slam finalist in 62 years.
✔️ First British woman to reach a Grand Slam final in 44 years
✔️ First British woman to reach a #USOpen final in 53 years https://t.co/OOeBv5rOsw pic.twitter.com/88Dmm0mz6g
- Emma Raducanu made a break through at Wimbledon where she made the 4th round before having to retire due to difficulty breathing
- She came up through qualifying at the USO and has not dropped a set on route to the final.
- In the final she will face fellow teenager Leylah Fernandez
- Leylah has said she was told to give up tennis and focus on school
- Fernandez's incredible run has seen her defeat an impressive run of players including Osaka (#3), Kerber (#16), Svitolina (#5) and Sabalenka (#2)
- This will be the first slam final in history between unseeded players
(Teenage) dream final. pic.twitter.com/iKZkHuLAne— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 10, 2021