Emma Raducanu poses in New York with long-time friend who was by her side for US Open win when parents couldn’t travel

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EMMA RADUCANU has been absorbing the New York setting with her childhood friend following her astonishing US Open victory.

The 18-year-old beat Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 to say her first Grand Slam title, turning into the primary qualifier to ever win a extreme and first British woman to win a Slam in 44 years.

Raducanu and Heynold beloved the sights in New York
The pair have known each other since they were just six years of age
The pair have acknowledged one another since they have been merely six years of age

Since then, Raducanu has been snapped all via New York and was seen on the Met Gala on Monday night time alongside with the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Megan Fox.

And now her long-time friend Benjamin Heynold, 19, has posted {{a photograph}} of the pair on social media alongside with the caption: “History.”

Raducanu and Heynold have acknowledged one another since they have been merely six years outdated.

It’s understood the US Open champion’s childhood pal was by her side all through her extraordinary run at Flushing Meadows, preserving her company as her parents couldn’t attend the occasion due to coronavirus restrictions.

After her victory, she stated: “I converse to my parents, we do not actually speak about a lot about tennis nonetheless they merely really want to know how I’m in these moments.


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Raducanu is playing in just her first season on the WTA Tour
Raducanu is having enjoyable with in merely her first season on the WTA TourCredit: instagram/EMMA RADUCANU
Heynold joined up with Raducanu as he is currently studying in the US
Heynold joined up with Raducanu as he’s presently finding out in the USCredit: FACEBOOK/BEN HEYNOLD

“And, , to not have them correct proper right here with me, I’d have beloved them to be correct proper right here and we’re going to all have an excellent time collectively or they might presumably be with me and expertise the an an identical factors nonetheless , they’re watching from dwelling very proud. 

“My dad said to me ‘you’re even better than your dad thought’ so that was reassuring.

“My dad’s definitely very tough to please but I managed to today.”

Raducanu’s friend Heynold furthermore carried out tennis all via their youth and the pair generally competed collectively in the junior ranks.

They would each go on to play for the Great Britain group and featured in entrance of an infinite crowd in a charity occasion on the Royal Albert Hall in 2017.

But not like Raducanu, Heynold then packed in tennis and went to overview in America.

This allowed him to fulfill up with his outdated friend all via her time on the US Open as he wasn’t topic to travel restrictions.

Following her Grand Slam victory, Raducanu moved as so much as No23 in the world and is now furthermore the British No1.

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