Free World - September 14, 2021

18-year-old Emma Raducanu is the US Open champion. The teenager ended Britain’s…


18-year-old Emma Raducanu is the US Open champion.

The teenager ended Britain’s 44-year wait for a women’s Grand Slam singles champion as she beat Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open.

She is the first qualifier in the Open era to win a Grand Slam final, and won in straight sets, with a 6-4 6-3 win over her 19-year-old Canadian opponent.

Raducanu threw herself to the floor in disbelief as she fired down an ace to conclude what has been the most remarkable journey.

Click the link in our bio to read more about Radacanu’s incredible victory, and rise to fame.

(Photos: EPA, Reuters)

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