Report gathered from the world of Tennis indicates that Emma Raducanu has ended Britain’s 44-year wait for the women’s’ Grand Slam singles champion subsequent to beating Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open in an exhilarating style.
Raducanu, the very first qualifier to arrive at a Grand Slam final, beat her 19-year-old Canadian competitor 6-4, 6-3 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.
Emma Raducanu who happens to be an 18year-old hurled herself to the floor in dismay subsequent to winning the competition and later moved into the stands to celebrate with her colleagues.
Raducanu was given a shout out to by a passionate Virginia Wade, who was the last British lady to win a significant prize at Wimbledon in 1977.
This is what Emma had to say after winning the title;
”It means so much to have Virginia Wade here and also Tim Henman. They are British icons and for me to follow in their footsteps gave me the beliefe I could do it.
From pretty early on I’ve always dreamed of winning a Grand Slam, and you say, ‘I want to win a Grand Slam’. But to have the belief I did in actually executing it, I can’t believe it.”
With the memorable triumph, Raducanu becomes:
The very first British female victor at Flushing Meadows since Virginia Wade in 1968
The very fisrt qualifier in the Open period to win a Slam
The most youthful ladies’ Slam champion since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004
The most youthful Briton to win a Grand Slam title
The very first lady to win the US Open without dropping a set since Serena Williams in 2014.