October 22, 2021

Britain’s Radukano wins US Open women’s title

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As a little girl, Emma Radukano fell asleep to watch her run from the stands to celebrate the Grand Slam title and spent the week after winning the US Open title.

Tea 18 year old British. The 19-year-old Canadian defeated Leila Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 to become the first qualifier to win the slam title, winning the trophy in 20 sets without a loss.

“It’s an absolute dream. All you have to do is go into the room, hug everyone, celebrate,” he said. “I’m just so thankful for this moment to be real.”

His childhood scenes returned when his epic race pushed him to become the youngest. Grand Slam Champion at 17 years and the youngest. US Open Winner after Serena Williams, 17, in 1999

“I’m going to celebrate with my team, trying to find my way to the box, just watching them after the match, who have been playing in my head for two nights,” he said. I’m asleep. “

I can’t believe what I believed and actually did to win the Grand Slam.

Radukano has taken on the attitude of not losing anything and Saleem’s success ensures that it will not change any time soon.

“I don’t feel any pressure at all,” Radukano said. “I’m only 18 now

He gave me this trophy so I don’t think I should change anything.

Radukano has never missed more than five games in a single set, and only once in qualifying, although he insisted that each win has its own challenges.

“I faced a lot of difficulties in each of my matches,” he said. “What I did so well in this tournament was buried in the moments I really needed.”

Although he faced difficulties, he did not face reality, he left his cell phone and the outside world to focus on the US Open.

“I haven’t checked my phone yet. I have no idea what’s going on outside of the little world we’re here in,” Radukano said.

“The biggest achievement for me is that I have not been able to think of anything other than my game plan, which I am going to accomplish.

“I think that’s definitely the biggest thing that has helped me win this title.”

So when it comes to how her US Open title will change her life, she never thought about it. She can’t even say what will happen next week.

“I didn’t think of any of that,” Radukano said. “I don’t know when I’m going home. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I’m really trying to embrace this moment, take everything.

“I definitely think it’s time to move on from any thoughts or plans for the future, any schedule. I haven’t got any clues at all. Right now, I don’t care about the world, I’m just life. I love you. “

Bloody good finish.

After failing to convert two match points on Fernandez’s serve, Radukano scratched his left knee while lying on the court in the final game and opened a bloody cut, forcing the game to stop while a trainer bandaged the wound. Of

“My knee is so bad,” he said. “I didn’t really want to stop because I thought it would disturb my rhythm.”

“But I couldn’t play. I wasn’t allowed because my knee was bleeding. The chair umpire said I needed to get it treated immediately.”

She came back to face the breakpoint at a crucial moment, but saved it.

“It’s not easy to face a breakpoint after a two, three minute break,” he said. “I really managed to get rid of clutch dramas when I needed to.”

It included a match point a few moments later when he blew his third ace.

“I don’t think I’ve expanded anyone so much throughout the match,” he said.

“I literally stretched my legs to this ball toss like never before. I took it off. (Then) just blasphemy, trying to get everything inside every moment.”

(AFP)

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