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Raducanu made history with US Open final win

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Emma Raducanu
At the age of 18, Emma Raducanu has already made a name in history. The dream that this British tennis player started 17 days ago, ended with winning the crown of excellence. Opponent Leylah Annie Fernandez is a teenager like her, aged 19. The last smile on the face of Raducanu was in the fight between the two teenagers.

The British girl made history by winning the U.S. Open title in the women's singles. She loses Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the final. The path from the qualifiers to her final was like a dream.

Raducanu became the first player to qualify for the Grand Slam. Raducanu's 44-year wait for Britain to win the US Open-ended. Raducanu became the first female tennis player since Virginia Wade to win a major singles trophy at Wimbledon in 1977.

After winning this title, Raducanu will jump from number 150 to number 23 in the rankings. She will become the number one tennis player in Britain in the rankings. Huge sums will be deposited in the bank account, she will get 18 lakh pounds prize money by winning the U.S. Open!

Raducanu's opponent Fernandez started the U.S. Open from the first round on August 30. But Raducanu's dream journey started even earlier, due to which she had to come through the selection phase. She has won three matches in this episode. Then she won 7 matches. Raducanu has not lost a single set in these 10 matches. She won each match in a straight-set.

However, in the last stage of the final, there was fear. She suffered a leg injury while leading 5-3 in the second set. However, after returning with a medical time out, she did not take much time and won the title. She won the Grand Slam in 2004 as the youngest person since Maria Sharapova of Russia.
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