Tennis

'That's insane!' Emma Raducanu's amazing reaction to learning she's world No.23

Emma Raducanu was completely oblivious to the fact she is now ranked world number 23 after winning the US Open final with a stunning straight sets victory over Leylah Fernandez. The 18-year-old from Bromley, who was sitting her A Levels just a few months ago, became the first qualifier ever to win a Grand Slam and did so in breath-taking fashion, not dropping a single set across her 10 matches

‘Don’t know whether I’ll be back here’: Dylan Alcott secures golden grand slam with US Open triumph

Australian wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has secured the golden grand slam, completing the remarkable achievement at the US Open barely a week after defending his Paralympics gold medal in Tokyo. Alcott now has 15 major titles, winning his third US Open title with a straight-sets win over 18-year-old Dutchman Niels Vink, 7-5, 6-2. Dylan Alcott celebrates after defeating Niels Vink at the US Open to complete a golden grand

Emma Raducanu's 'immensely proud' former coach says win is 'tough to put into words'

BBC Breakfast: Emma Raducanu has answered her critics We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Speaking to Sky News on Sunday former coach Matt James expressed how “immensely proud” he was to see his former student win

Emma Raducanu's US Open victory smashes Amazon streaming record

Emma Raducanu supporters in Bromley celebrate win We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Emma Raducanu’s sensational US Open win has certainly shaken up the record books. The first qualifier in history to ever capture a Grand

Who has won most Grand Slams in men's tennis? Explaining why Novak Djokovic is close to making history at US Open

On Saturday, Emma Raducanu made history at the US Open when she became the first qualifier — man or woman — to win a singles title. It was her first career major title. On Sunday, Novak Djokovic will look to make history with his 21st. The 34-year-old Serbian won his first Grand Slam title 13 years ago when he beat Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in four sets at the 2008 Australian Open. His

The Queen and Kate Middleton hail Emma Raducanu's 'historic' US Open victory

The Queen and Kate Middleton have both hailed Emma Raducanu's record breaking US Open victory this evening. The Duchess of Cambridge called Emma's win over Canadian Leylah Fernandez as "historic". She tweeted: "Huge congratulations @EmmaRaducanu on your stunning performances and historic Grand Slam victory! Incredible –we are all so proud of you. @leylahfernandez well done on your amazing achievements at this year’s #USOpen, it’s been a pleasure to watch. C"

Raducanu's ex-coach admits her talent was evident at eight-years-old

‘It was obvious how talented she was even at eight-years-old’: Emma Raducanu’s former coach Simon Dahdi admits even in her early years the shy youngster showed fierce determination and willingness to learn Emma Raducanu showed her tennis ability from a very early age Former coach Simon Dahdi recalled British sensation as a determined learner Dahdi was impressed by how Raducanu would absorb information He recognised her talent to go far

How Emma Raducanu won the US Open title

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Emma Raducanu: US Open champion will win more grand slam titles in future, says Tim Henman

Tim Henman hailed the exploits of Emma Raducanu after the teenage Brit won the US Open and immediately insisted she would go on to ensure this would not be the only grand slam title of her career. Eighteen-year-old Raducanu beat Canadian 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez in a thrilling encounter at Flushing Meadows, triumphing 6-4, 6-3 to become the first British woman to win a grand slam since 1977. Her victory was

Emma Raducanu branded a 'joke' by Tim Henman after incredible US Open win

Tim Henman described Emma Raducanu as a ‘joke’ after overcoming Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open. The 18-year-old became the first ever qualifier to win a US Open as she defeated the Canadian 6-4, 6-3. Former British No.1 Henman was courtside once again for Raducanu’s stunning display on Arthur Ashe and praised her ‘mental toughness’ after the victory. ‘She has made it look ridiculous easy but it’s been a