US Open: Britain’s Emma Raducanu beats Leylah Fernandez of Canada to win women’s singles title

Emma Raducanu
Emma Raducanu

NEW YORK, Sept 12 : British qualifier Emma Raducanu beat Canada’s Leylah Fernandez 6-4 6-3 in a battle of two unseeded teenagers to win the US Open women’s title on Saturday.

The 150th-ranked Raducanu is the first qualifier to win one of the four majors and the 18-year-old also became the first British woman in 44 years to win a Grand Slam title.

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