18-year-old tennis player Emma Raducanu makes history reaching the US Open final becoming the first British woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final in 44 years. She defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari in the semi-final in New York. The last British woman to reach a major singles final was Virginia Wade in 1977. Emma is also the youngest Grand Slam finalist since Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon in 2004.Fans at the tennis tournament were over the moon about Emma’s victory. Raducanu first shot to fame reaching Wimbledon’s fourth round in July 2021. She’ll go head-to-head on the court against Canada’s Leylah Fernandez on Saturday. .
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