Emma Raducanu (150 °) made history: she defeated Leylah Fernandez (73 °) by 6-4 and 6-3 in the final of the US Open and was consecrated for the first time on the WTA circuit, nothing more and nothing less than a tournament major. In addition to the tremendous achievement of lifting the trophy, he left several more marks.
Raducanu is the first British tennis player to win a Grand Slam since Virginia Wade, at Wimbledon 1977. On the other hand, she is the fourth in her country to be crowned in a tournament of this category, although, of all of them, she is the youngest to achieve it, at 18 years and 10 months.
Getting into the global He is the first person in all of history to win 10 matches in a contest, since he participated in the qualy. On the other hand, both in the classification and in the main draw, he won all the sets he played: 20 of 20. Emma is the youngest player to lift a large trophy since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon 2004.
Two months ago it was the 338th in the world, in Flushing Meadows it started as 150 °: as of Monday it will be 23rd on the planet. Leylah, meanwhile, will advance from position 73 to 27.