In the youth fight, Emma Radukano of Great Britain defeated Leila Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 to become the US Open champion.
She is the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam title and the first British woman to win a major trophy since Virginia Wade’s victory at Wimbledon in 1977.
Here are some reactions to the win:
In the message of Queen Elizabeth, Radukano of Braden
“I congratulate you on your success in winning the United States Open Tennis Championships. It is a remarkable achievement at such a young age and a testament to your hard work and dedication.
“I have no doubt that your outstanding performance, and that of your rival Leila Fernandez, will impress the next generation of tennis players. I send my best wishes to you and many of your supporters.
Duke of Cambridge and Dutch.
“Congratulations to Emma Radukano on your outstanding performance and historic Grand Slam victory! Incredible – we are all proud of you.
It was a pleasure to see Laila Fernandez perform well on your amazing achievements at this year’s US Open.
Prince of Wales and Dutchman of Cornwall.
“Congratulations to Emma Radukano on winning the US Open – what a wonderful achievement! We are all very proud.
“Even today I had a great time with Leila Fernandez. A great match between two impressive young women – we can’t wait to see where you go next.
Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
“What a thrilling match! Congratulations to EmmaRaducanu.
“You have shown extraordinary skill, politeness and courage and we are all very proud of you.”
Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister.
“I doubt tonight is one of those sports opportunities that will be talked about for decades to come. Two great players who will undoubtedly dominate women’s tennis for years to come.
Martina Navratilova, winner of 18 time Grand Slam singles
“A star is born – Emma Radukano makes history – no qualifier has ever won a major – male or female – and she’s just starting out. And she’ll never have to qualify again.
“Leila Fernandez will be back – both are champions but Emma has done well in the trophy !!!”
12-time Grand Slam singles winner Billy Jane King
“What a wonderful display of competition and maturity by two extraordinary players. It’s amazing that this generation lives up to our dreams. I don’t remember the #US Open with the help of a better crowd. Thanks, New York, The biggest fan in the world.
“And congratulations, Emma!”
11-Time Grand Slam winner Road Lever.
“Well done Emma Radukano, the first of many duels with Leila Fernandez. I have no doubt there are many great anticipations for both of you. # Another historic moment at the US Open – congratulations.
Farmer England Soccer International Gary Linker.
“What a performance, what a victory, what an amazing young woman. Congratulations to Ma EmmaRaducanu on a truly amazing achievement. Winner of the US Open without 18 seats. Extraordinarily brilliant.”
7-time Grand Slam winner Mets Wilder on Europe Support
“I’ve never heard the crowd at Grand Slam tennis so loud, praising the players and responding to the players. It was an epic of the US Open. It was a great return to the US Open, it was just an amazing two. There were weeks.
Alex Corterja, Farmer World No. 2 and Eurosport Tennis Expert
“I don’t think we’ll see it again with any of the qualifiers, games, not losing sets, that’s what Emma did very well. It’s great news for tennis, women’s tennis and sports in general. Is.
British actor Stephen Fry.
What a wonderful day for two remarkable young ladies. Yes, it can be a ‘just’ game, but there is a lot of human joy, frustration, glory, disappointment, surprise and hope in this ‘only’. A brief glimpse of light in the dark world. # Emma Radukano # Leila Fernandez # US Open Final “