Raducanu ended 44 yrs wait, first Briton woman to wins USOpen, maiden Slam title - Sports history


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Sunday, September 12, 2021

Raducanu ended 44 yrs wait, first Briton woman to wins USOpen, maiden Slam title

 Emma Raducanu wins US Open 2021 by beating Leylah Fernandez for maiden Grand Slam title, stats, broke records.

British teenager Emma Raducanu arrived in New York last month with a ranking of 150th, just one Grand Slam appearance to her name and a flight booked to head out of town after the U.S. Open’s preliminary rounds. 

IF FRONT of the 24000 thousand crowds at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday, Emma Raducanu cradling the silver trophy and  to complete an unlikely — indeed, unprecedented — and surprisingly dominant journey and Ended Britain's 44-year wait for a women's Grand Slam singles champion as she beat Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open final 6-4, 6-3 in the most thrilling style.

Top 10 tennis records broke by British Teenager Emma Raducanu,who won the 2021 US Open, stats..

  1.   Raducanu is the first British female winner at Flushing Meadows since Virginia Wade in 1968.
  2.   Raducanu is the first qualifier in the Open era to win a Grand Slam title.
  3.   Raducanu is the youngest women's Slam champion since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004.
  4.   Raducanu is the youngest British to win a Grand Slam title at the age of 18 years old. 
  5.   Raducanu is the first woman to win the US Open without dropping a set since Serena Williams in 2014.
  6.  Raducanu is the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles trophy since Virginia Wade at Wimbledon in 1977.
  7.  This was the first major final between two teens since Williams, 17, beat Martina Hingis, 18, at the 1999 U.S. Open. 
  8.  The first match between two unseeded women in the professional era, which began in 1968.
  9.  Raducanu became the first female player since Venus Williams in 1997 to reach the US Open final in her debut appearance.
  10. Ranked No. 150 in the world, Raducanu became the lowest ranked player to win a major since Kim Clijsters won the 2009 US Open.    

 Raducanu will also know that she has starred in one of the biggest moments in British sporting history - and captured the imagination of the fans at home and in New York...

Emma Raducanu: What she said after the Historic US Open 2021 Triumph, quotes .

 “You say, ‘I want to win a Grand Slam.’ But to have the belief I did, and actually executing, winning a Grand Slam,” Raducanu said, “I can’t believe it.”

 “My dad is definitely very tough to please,” the 18-year-old Raducanu said . “But I managed to today.”


 “That’s something that you always think of, you always work for,” she said.

 Raducanu was cheered on by an emotional Virginia Wade.... 

"It means so much to have Virginia Wade here and also Tim Henman," Raducanu said in her on-court speech. 

"They are British icons and for me to follow in their footsteps gave me the belief I could do it."

 So what went through Raducanu’s mind during that delay of more than four minutes at a critical situation? 

“Was really trying to think what my patterns of play were going to be, what I was going to try to execute,” she said. “Going out there facing a break point after a ... disruption isn’t easy. I think I managed, for sure, to really pull off the clutch plays when I needed to.”


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