Britain’s 18-year-old Emma Radukanu has created history by winning the US Open title. She is the first British woman to win this title and the second to win a Grand Slam. Apart from this, she is the second youngest player after Maria Sharapova to win a Grand Slam title.
Britain’s 18-year-old Emma Radukanu has created history by winning the US Open tennis title. She is the first woman to win this title for Britain after 53 years. At the same time, after Andy Murray in 2012, a British player has won this title. The special thing is that she has not only been invincible in the entire tournament but has not lost a single set.
She defeated Leilah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 in the final to clinch the coveted Grand Slam title. Both young players reached the finals of a Grand Slam event for the first time.
There was an occasion during this match when Emma slid and her leg was hurt and bleeding started. But he made a comeback soon after the medical break and knocked down the rival player.
After this victory of Emma, US Open Tennis tweeted from its official Twitter handle that the wait of 53 years is over. Emma Radukanu is the first British woman to win the US Open women’s singles title since 1968.
Also Emma has won all her 20 sets throughout the tournament. He has not had to face defeat in a single set. It consists of 6 sets of clearing rounds and 14 sets of main draw.
Let us also tell you that this was the first time since 1999 that two young women were face to face in the final of the US Open. Earlier in the year 1999, 17-year-old Serena Williams and 18-year-old Martina Hingis met in the title match.
Significantly, 17-year-old Maria Sharapova won the Grand Slam title at the 2004 Wimbledon. Emma became the second youngest woman to win a Grand Slam after Sharapova. She is also the first British woman to win a Grand Slam trophy since Virginia Wade at Wimbledon in 1977.