When is Emma Raducanu playing next? UK start time of US Open 2021 final tennis match vs Leylah Fernandez

Emma Raducanu is set to rise up the WTA rankings after her performances at the US Open

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Emma Raducanu is into the final at US Open 2021.

The rising star of British tennis has advanced through the qualifying rounds at Flushing Meadows and into the second week of the tournament without dropping a set.

Raducanu, 18, hit the headlines at the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club in July for reaching the Round of 16 stage at her first Grand Slam - and has gone even better in New York.

The teenager has since spent time working on her fitness in addition to regular matches on the North American hard courts in recent weeks, ahead of the US Open qualifying rounds.

Raducanu overcame 17th seed Maria Sakkari in straight sets - 6-1 6-4 - in the semi final, having beaten 11th seed Belinda Bencic 6-3 6-4 in the quarter finals and Shelby Rogers 6-2 6-1 in the last 16.

Here’s who Raducanu will face next, UK time it is expected to start and how to watch the final US Open match on TV and live stream all the way from Flushing Meadows in New York.

When is Emma Raducanu playing next at US Open?

British teenager Emma Raducanu is scheduled to play Leylah Fernandez on Saturday 11 September 2021.

Canadian tennis player Fernandez overcame Aryna Sabalenka in three sets - 7-6 4-6 6-4 - in the other women’s semi final at the US Open to make it an all-teen final vs Raducanu.

It will be the first Grand Slam final between teenagers since Martina Hingis vs Serena Williams in 1999, which was also at the US Open.

Fernandez, 19, has enjoyed an equally incredible tournament by beating former US Open champion Naomi Osaka in the third round, 16th seed Angelique Kerber in the last 16, 5th seed Elina Svitolina in the quarters and 2nd seed Sabalenka in the semi final.

What time is Emma Raducanu playing at US Open?

The US Open final between Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez is scheduled to start at 9pm (UK time) on Saturday 11 September. The final will be played at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

What is Emma Raducanu’s world ranking?

Three wins in qualifying and a further six wins in the main draw of the US Open is likely to see Emma Raducanu move up the WTA rankings and become the new British No.1.

Currently ranked 150 in the standings, Raducanu has overcome world number 41, Sara Sorribes Tormo, world number 43, Shelby Rogers, and world number 12, Belinda Bencic at the US Open.

How can I watch Emma Raducanu vs Leylah Fernandez at US Open?

Tennis fans in the UK can watch Emma Raducanu vs Leylah Fernandez at the US Open 2021 through Amazon Prime Video.

New customers can sign up for a 30 day free Amazon Prime trial with no commitment or contract to watch the entirety of the US Open 2021 in New York.

Viewers can have their pick of which tennis matches to watch over the fortnight of action being broadcast live from court side at one of the chosen Flushing Meadows venues.

Amazon Prime customers can also benefit from its wide choice of TV shows, films, documentaries and live sports screened through the streaming service.

After the completion of the trial, an Amazon Prime Video subscription costs £7.99 per month and offers free next day delivery on thousands of items from the Amazon website.

Emma Raducanu’s US Open 2021 in numbers. (Graphic: Mark Hall / JPIMedia)Emma Raducanu’s US Open 2021 in numbers. (Graphic: Mark Hall / JPIMedia)
Emma Raducanu’s US Open 2021 in numbers. (Graphic: Mark Hall / JPIMedia)

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