Emma Raducanu gets medical attention on her knee during sensational US Open final win after nasty graze caused by slide
EMMA RADUCANU was left needing medical attention after getting a nasty graze on her knee on the way in which to successful a sensational Grand Slam.
The Brit golden lady, 18, was on the brink of a sensational Grand Slam win when she wanted a Medical Time Out main 5-3 within the second set.
Sliding for a return, Raducanu scraped her knee on the exhausting court docket of Flushing Meadows.
As blood ran down her knee, she was given three minutes to recuperate with the medic cleansing the wound after which making use of a bandage.
Canadian opponent Leylah Fernandez was clearly pissed off by the break in play, remonstrating with umpire Marijana Veljovic.
It gave Raducanu a fast breather to gather her ideas after which blast her strategy to an historic win – sealing a sensational fortnight with a Championship-winning ace.
She finally took the crown in two units, 6-4 6-3, turning into the primary EVER qualifier to win a Grand Slam.
After her sensible win, Raducanu stated: “First of all, I actually need to congratulate Leylah and her crew, she performed some unbelievable tennis and has overwhelmed a few of the high gamers on the planet.
“The stage was extraordinarily excessive and I hope we play one another in lots of extra tournaments and hopefully finals.
“As for this three weeks in New York, I would say having such a supportive team, the LTA my agent, and everyone back home watching on TV, thank you so much for your support over the years.
“Thank you for making me feel so at home from my first qualifying match, you have spurred me on in some difficult moments and I hope me and Leylah put on a good match today.”
Fernandez stated: “It is unbelievable. I do not know what to say. Today goes to be exhausting however Emma performed wonderful. Congratulations.
“I am very proud of myself and having the New York crowd has been amazing. Thank you so much New York. Thank you everyone.”