US Open 2021 Womenâ€™s Final, Emma Raducanu vs Leylah Fernandez Live Score Updates:Â In a first, two unseeded players â€” Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez â€” will face each other in the US Open womenâ€™s singles final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York on Sunday. This is the first Grand Slam final to be contested by two teenagers since the 1999 US Open title clash.
The 18-year-old Raducanu, who is yet to drop a set in the tournament, has beaten the likes of Maria Sakkari and Belinda Bencic on her way to her first major final. On the other hand, Canadaâ€™s Fernandez has defeated four consecutive ranked opponents, including three in the top-five. Previously, the pair have clashed in the second round of the 2018 Wimbledon juniors with Raducanu emerging victorious by 6-2, 6-4. The first British woman to reach a major final since 1977, Raducanu can jump to 24th in the rankings with her first title while the left-handed Fernandez can make her top-20 debut by winning the US Open.