Emma Raducanu defeated Leylah Fernandez in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, in the 2021 US Open women’s singles final, becoming the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam title. The 18-year-old champion did it without dropping a set in seven main-draw matches—10 including qualifying.
Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic in dominant fashion, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4, to win the men's singles title at the 2021 US Open.
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2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu didn’t face the path that her opponent Fernandez traveled in reaching the final.
Emma Raducanu reacts to winning the Women's Singles championship match at the 2021 US Open, Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 in Flushing, NY. (Garrett Ellwood/USTA)
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WHAT HAPPENED: Alexander Zverev said he’d have to play the perfect match to end Novak Djokovic’s quest for the Grand Slam in Friday’s second men’s semifinal at Flushing Meadows for the 2021 US Open. The 24-year-old was perfect in spurts and inspired in others, but ultimately not good enough to stop Djokovic and his quest for tennis immortality in New York this weekend.
On Sunday afternoon, Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2021 US Open men's singles championship. The win was historic in two senses: Medvedev won his first career Grand Slam title and...