Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised Emma Raducanu after her fantastic US Open in which he started from qualifying and went on to win the Grand Slam: “It’s been a long time since I saw a whole tennis match and I was impressed by the strength, the speed,” he said about the final in statements raised by Sky.
“Women’s tennis is in a brilliant moment. These two girls (Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez), aged 18 and 19, what they showed in the match was impressive but when they lifted the trophies at the ceremony they spoke in a way that inspired me.” said the German. “She knew they were going to meet many times in the future, and in finals. I hope that for them. It was a great show of sportsmanship and how humble you can be, being young on top of the world.”
“When you win the US Open at 18 it can only come from hard work. She is the talent of the centuryBut without hard work it is not possible to be there and do that, “said the 54-year-old coach.
“You saw her smile during the game, it’s the most beautiful thing I can imagine. I’m going to watch a lot of women’s tennis than I have seen in recent years, I’m sure,” the 2019 Champions League champion closed.