#LeylahFernandez

Tennis star Naomi Osaka attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The Met Gala 2021 official kicked off late on Monday night
  • The sporting stars went toe-to-toe with the Hollywood celebs
  • The gala was graced by athletes from Formula One to tennis

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Emma Raducanu defeated Leylah Fernandez of Canada to clinch the US Open women’s singles title on Saturday. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Emma Raducauno was born in Toronto, Canada
  • Adil Ray remarked about her Romanian ancestry
  • He faced criticism for his comment

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Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@sabatinigabyok)

  • Emma Raducanu beat Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the final
  • Raducanu is the first British woman to win a Grand Slam trophy since 1977
  • The Royal Family congratulated her on victory

Emma Raducanu, 18, is a tennis player from Britain. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Emma Raducanu was 13 when she won her first Junior ITF title
  • The teenage sensation is supported by the LTA Pro Scholarship Programme
  • Emma made her WTA Tour main draw debut in May at the Nottingham Open

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Emma Raducanu, of Britain, reacts after scoring a point against Leylah Fernandez. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Emma Raducanu beat Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the final
  • Raducanu won every set in the tournament
  • She is the youngest Grand Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at 2004 Wimbledon

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18-year-old Briton Emma Raducanu will face 19-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez in the US Open final on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@usopen)

  • This will be the first Grand Slam final between two teens since the 1999 US Open 
  • Emma Raducanu became the first qualifier to reach a Grand Slam final, beating Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-4
  • Leylah Fernandez defeated World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4

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Leylah Fernandez is a Canadian tennis player (Photo Credits: Instagram/leylahannietennis)

  • Leylah Fernandez defeated Germany's Angelique Kerber at the US Open
  • She turns 19 on Tuesday
  • The 19-year-old credits her Dad - who coaches her - for all that she has learnt

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Leylah Fernandez reacts after defeating Angelique Kerber during the fourth round of the US Open. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Leylah Fernandez beat 2016 title winner Angelique Kerber 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2
  • She had upset defending champion Naomi Osaka in the last round
  • She will now face Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinal

Japan's Naomi Osaka during her third round match at the US Open 2021. (Photo credit: AP)

  • I feel like for me, recently, when I win, I don’t feel happy, Naomi Osaka said
  • The Japanese tennis player lost her calm and composure following a 5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-4 defeat
  • Don’t know when I’m going to play my next tennis match, the 23-year-old player said

Naomi Osaka flings her racquet at the US Open. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Naomi Osaka was knocked out in the US Open women's singles third round
  • Leylah Fernandez registestered a 5-7, 6-7 (2), 6-4 victory
  • Right before the match, I knew I was able to win, the 18-year-old Canadian said