Teen-finals at the US Open: Leylah Fernandez and Emma Raducanu duel complete surprise for the title at the last Grand Slam tournament of the year.
The 19-year old Canadian Fernandez sat down in her semi-final despite initial problems against the world number two Aryna Sabalenka Belarus 7: 6 (7: 3), 4: 6, 6: 4. The 18-year-old British woman Raducanu followed her with a dominant 6: 1, 6: 4 victory over the Greek Maria Sakkari.
I really wanted to so much reach the final, Fernandez said: Even Aryna wanted it I do not know how the last ball went in.. Raducanu said: . I can not believe I am a qualifier, have the paper here so no pressure in the final.
For the first time are in 22 years two teens in the final of New York, which takes place (22 pm / Euro Sport) on Saturday. 1999 Serena Williams (USA) prevailed over Martina Hingis (Switzerland).
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Fernandez has turned on their way to their first major title match among others, the four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka from Japan, the German number one Angelique Kerber and the world ranking fifth Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Raducanu is available throughout the tournament run even without dropping a set and the first qualifier to ever qualify for the final one major.