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Alexandra Eala makes history, wins US Open girls’ singles title

By Jean Malanum  HISTORIC WIN: Alexandra Eala lifts the US Open girls’ singles trophy after beating Kucie Havlickova of Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-4, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2022. She became the first Filipino to win a junior Grand Slam singles title. (Photo courtesy of the US … Continue reading

US Open to see all-teen final in women’s singles

US Open to see all-teen final in women’s singles

  ANKARA (Anadolu/PNA) – The 2021 US Open will see an all-teenage final in women’s singles as 18-year-old Emma Raducanu will play against 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez on Saturday. UK’s Raducanu beat Greek 17th seed Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday in the semifinal held at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Earlier in the day, Fil-Canadian Fernandez booked her … Continue reading