EMMA RADUCANU kissed the US Open trophy after storming to a sensational Grand Slam win.
The 18-year-old swapped her tennis gear for a glitzy black costume to rejoice one of Britain’s best EVER sporting victories.
Emma Raducanu kisses the US Open trophy after her historic triumphCredit score: Getty
Emma Raducanu adjustments from her tennis gear right into a black costume after profitable the US OpenCredit score: Getty
After scooping a shocking £1.8million jackpot by beating Leylah Fernandez within the remaining, Raducanu posed exterior New York’s Arthur Ashe Stadium together with her trophy final evening.
Raducanu entered the US Open as a qualifier however left as champion after a whirlwind three weeks.
She informed followers in a video message: “Thanks a lot for all of your help over the past three weeks and for coming to the match day.
“I really appreciate it, it got me through some really tough moments so thank you so much and I hope to see you again here soon.”
Canada-born Raducanu, whose mum and pop are Chinese language and Romanian, did not have her parents in the crowd for her historic win due to Covid travel issues however had the support of her team out within the US.
And she or he had the backing of the nation again within the UK, with the Queen leading the congratulations.
Unimaginable footage exhibits her hometown of Bromley erupt in celebration after watching her make historical past on TV.
Raducanu is the primary British girl to win a Grand Slam in 44 years and the primary qualifier to take house a singles title.
Amazingly, she didn’t drop a SINGLE set all match after beating Canada’s Fernandez 6-4 6-3.
Raducanu was born in Canada earlier than her dad and mom moved to the UK when she was two.
Emma Raducanu proudly holds the US Open trophy with the reduce she sustained throughout her sport clearly seenCredit score: Getty
Emma Raducanu kisses the US Open trophy instantly after her win over Leylah FernandezCredit score: Getty
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