When is the US Open final? Date and UK time of 2021 women’s tennis finale of Emma Raducanu vs Leylah Fernandez

British tennis star Emma Raducanu is yet to drop a set in the US Open 2021 ahead of the women’s final against Leylah Fernandez

The US Open 2021 is reaching its conclusion, with the finals weekend upon us.

Emma Raducanu has been the story of the US Open so far by becoming the first tennis player in the world to advance from qualifying to reach the final of a Grand Slam.

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The rising star of British tennis has already broken a long list of records at Flushing Meadows over the past few weeks and has done it all without dropping a set to an opponent.

Needless to say there’s a lot of home interest in 18-year-old Raducanu’s US Open 2021 final appearance against fellow teenager Leylah Fernandez, who turned 19 on Monday.

While the eyes of the world will be on the US Open 2021 women’s final - the first time two teenagers have met in a Grand Slam final since Serena Williams vs Martina Hingis in 1999.

Raducanu has beaten 17th seed Maria Sakkari, Olympic gold medallist Belinda Bencic and home crowd favourite Shelby Rogers on route to her first Grand Slam final in New York.

Opponent Fernandez overcame 2nd seed Aryna Sabalenka, 5th seed Elina Svitolina and former US Open champion Naomi Osaka on her way to the final on court at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

When is the US Open 2021 final?

In 2021, the women’s US Open final will take place on Saturday 11 September.

The final is scheduled for a 4pm start local time in New York, meaning the action won’t start until five hours later in the UK.

What time is the US Open 2021 final?

For UK fans wanting to watch Emma Raducanu vs Leylah Fernandez in the US Open women’s final, the time difference means prime time viewing.

The tennis match is scheduled for a 9pm (UK time) start on Saturday 11 September.

US Open 2021 schedule

It is a busy schedule on the final weekend of the US Open 2021.

The women’s final is scheduled to take place at 9pm (UK time) on Saturday 11 September - here’s the rest of the weekend’s schedule:

  • Saturday 11 September 2021 - Women’s Wheelchair Doubles Final, Men’s Wheelchair Doubles Final, Quad Wheelchair Doubles Final, Mixed Doubles Final or Men’s Doubles Final, Women’s Final
  • Sunday 12 September 2021 - Men’s Wheelchair Singles FInal, Women’s Wheelchair Singles Final, Quad Wheelchair Singles Final, Women’s Doubles Final, Men’s Final

How to watch US Open 2021 final on TV

Tennis fans will be able to watch live coverage of tonight’s US Open tennis final on Channel 4 after the broadcaster secured a last-minute deal to share the broadcast with Amazon Prime Video.

Coverage will start at 8pm.

Viewers in the UK can also watch the match through Amazon Prime Video itself.

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Emma Raducanu’s route to the US Open 2021 women’s final. (Graphic: Mark Hall / JPIMedia)

US Open 2021 women’s final highlights

Emma Raducanu will play Leylah Fernandez in the women’s final of the US Open 2021.

The match will be screened live through Amazon Prime Video with video clip highlights available on the BBC Sport website and app after the conclusion of the final.

The BBC will also show highlights of the US Open 2021 women’s final in an hour long programme on the afternoon of Sunday 12 September (time to be confirmed).

The highlights programme will also be available through iPlayer.

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