LEGENDARY! Emma Raducanu’s US Open Outfit Enters International Tennis Hall of Fame

Published 09/28/2021, 5:35 AM EDT
Sep 11, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrates after her match against Leylah Fernandez of Canada (not pictured) in the women’s singles final on day thirteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports


18-year-old Emma Raducanu stormed the headlines after winning the US Open 2021 title. The British rising star showed exquisite gameplay to bag her first major in New York. Facing Leylah Fernandez in an all teen final at the US Open 2021, Emma Raducanu didn’t look uncomfortable during any point of the time in the match. She thrashed her opponent in straight sets and thus, conquered the title.

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With the kind of start she has had to her career, Raducanu looks set for big things. Whatever the future may hold for the youngster, she’s already left her mark in the Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Emma Raducanu donates her US Open 2021 outfit

Raducanu created history at the US Open 2021 after becoming the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam in the history of the sport. As a result, the International Tennis Hall of Fame asked for her US Open 2021 outfit as memorabilia. Notably, Raducanu decided to give her outfit to the organization.

“A legendary run: preserved. The first-ever qualifier to win a major title has a place in the home of tennis history. Thank you, Emma Raducanu, for donating your memorable USOpen outfit to the ITHF collection!” tweeted the official account of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame preserves all the legendary things of players and the sport. It is located in Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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When Raducanu stunned the tennis world in New York

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Even though Raducanu earned a huge name after her incredible run at the Wimbledon Championships 2021, nobody really expected her to win the US Open 2021 title. However, she beat all the odds and won it despite entering the tournament as a qualifier.

Sep 11, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrates with the championship trophy after her match against Leylah Fernandez of Canada (not pictured) in the women’s singles final. Day thirteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Surprisingly, she didn’t drop a single set at the Grand Slam. If one includes her three qualifying matches, the 18-year-old actually won an astonishing 20 sets in a row to conquer New York.

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After the US Open glory, Emma Raducanu climbed 127 places in the WTA rankings and is now the World No.23. Fans have huge expectations from her and want her to play with the same momentum even at the Indian Wells Masters 2021. Will she be able to end the year within the top 20 WTA players?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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