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.
Don Budge, United States (1938 French Championships) Rod Laver, Australia (1962 U.S. Championships) Roy Emerson, Australia (1964 Wimbledon) Andre Agassi, United States (1999 French Open) Roger Federer, Switzerland (2009 French Open) Rafael Nadal, Spain (2010 US Open) Novak Djokovic, Serbia (2016 French Open) Women's Singles (10)
The 2021 US Open was just her second career Grand Slam, and she had never played a top-40 player until competing in New York. On Monday, Raducanu will rise from No. 150 to No. 23 in the WTA...
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The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The tournament is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the US National Championship, for which men's singles and men's doubles were first played in August 1881. Since 1987, the US Open has been chronologically the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year. The other three, in chronological order, are the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon. The US Open starts on th
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2015 US Open champion Flavia Pennetta, nominated in the 2022 International Tennis Hall of Fame ballot, recently reflected on the present-day scenario in women’s tennis. Worryingly, the retired Italian observed ‘there is something wrong’ with the WTA Tour, giving the example of this year’s US Open winner Emma Raducanu.
Surface Slam . Since 1978, when the US Open changed its playing surface from clay to hard courts, the four Grand Slam tournaments have been contested on three surfaces: clay, hard and grass. A player who wins a Grand Slam title on each of those three current surfaces in a calendar year is said to have achieved a "Surface Slam".
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The Grand Slam tournaments are the annual four major tennis events played in the Open era, which began in 1968, superseding the Amateur Era. The Australian and U.S. tournaments were officially recognized by the ILTF in 1924, and the French Championships followed a year later in 1925 when it became open to all international players.