Leylah Fernandez

Emma Raducanu: A teenage supernova

No woman in history had previously won a Major without at least taking part in four. She is the first qualifier, man or woman, to give a victory speech at a Major.

published on : 12th September 2021

18-year-old Emma Raducanu wins US Open title for first Slam crown by qualifier

Emma Raducanu, ranked 150th, was the first British woman in 44 years to win a Slam crown after dispatching 73rd-ranked left-hander Fernandez 6-4, 6-3.

published on : 12th September 2021

On 9/11, US Open runner-up Leylah Fernandez says New York gave her strength

She has seen movies about 9/11 and asked her parents, who live with her in Florida after the family moved from Canada, to tell her more.

published on : 12th September 2021

Teen dream: Emma Raducanu, 18, Leylah Fernandez, 19, into US Open final

Ema Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez, on Sept 11, will play, at Flushing Meadows, the first major final between two teens since the 1999 US Open, when Serena Williams, 17, defeated Martina Hingis, 18.

published on : 10th September 2021

Novak Djokovic, Ash Barty, Naomi Osaka, Coco Gauff headline Indian Wells field

The BNP Paribas Open, set for October 4-17, is returning to the Southern California desert for the first time since 2019. It was delayed last year and again in March.

published on : 9th September 2021

Emma Raducanu, 18, 1st qualifier in US Open semis; Maria Sakkari next

Raducanu has won all 16 sets she has contested through eight matches in New York — three during the qualifying rounds and another five in the main draw.

published on : 9th September 2021

'Trusting myself': Leylah Fernandez, 19, reaches US Open Semi Finals

With no players from the United States left to pull for, U.S. Open fans are adopting their neighbours from the North - Leylah and 21-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime for the women's and men's titles.

published on : 8th September 2021

Reigning champion Osaka loses US Open match to 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez

This was Osaka’s first Slam tournament since she pulled out of the French Open before the second round to take a mental health break.

published on : 4th September 2021