WATCH: Tennis Prodigies Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez Training in Indian Wells

Published 10/04/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
Sep 11, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; (L-R) Leylah Fernandez of Canada and Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrate with the finalist and championship trophy (respectively) after their match 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


After witnessing some quite exciting tennis at the US Open 2021, it is time for the Indian Wells Masters 2021. It is the first Masters tournament since the Cincinnati Masters and thus, fans are quite excited about it. Interestingly, both the US Open 2021 champion and runner-up, Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez, will feature at the tournament.

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Both, Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez, earned a huge name after their US Open 2021 campaign. The two tennis prodigies displayed some real character on the court and stunned everyone by defeating many big players in New York.

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Emma Raducanu begins her training for the Indian Wells Masters 2021

After her brilliant US Open 2021 campaign, Raducanu has started to train herself for the Indian Wells Masters 2021. Fans saw her practicing alongside British coach, Jeremy Bates, who can soon become her new coach as well.

Raducanu is entering the Indian Wells Masters 2021 as a wildcard. It is the first tournament that she will be playing after her glory in New York and thus, fans are quite exhilarated to watch her back in action.

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Leylah Fernandez delivers a special message to her fans after practicing in Indian Wells

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Along with Raducanu, another teenage sensation, Leylah Fernandez has also reached Indian Wells. She trained really hard ahead of her first match and left a beautiful message for her fans after her practice session.

Sep 9, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Leylah Fernandez of Canada waves to the crowd after her match against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus (not pictured) on day eleven of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

“Hey everyone. I am in Indian Wells and I can’t wait to play my first match for the very first time. See you soon. Bye!” said Fernandez after her training session.

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Leylah Fernandez defeated three out of the top five seeds at the US Open 2021- including defending champion, Naomi Osaka. As a result, fans are bidding huge on her once again. Will she be able to win her first Masters tournament in Indian Wells this year?

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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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