Emma Radukanu creates history at US Open
Emma Radukanu had a big pay day when she defeated Leyla Fernandez to win the 2021 US Open on September 11.
The 18-year-old became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era. It was his first major championship, and the victory raised him to number 23 in the WTA rankings. She had crashed out of the fourth round of Wimbledon a month earlier.
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According to yahoo sport, Radukanu took home approximately $3.4 million in tournament winnings. She revealed earlier in the week what she would do with the money.
Radukanu said, “I will leave it to my parents. They can take it for me. I haven’t gone shopping yet.” “I know tennis is an extremely expensive sport, so it will probably go that way.”
Her father was born in Romania and her mother was born in China, and reportedly both have financial backgrounds.
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It’s nothing to worry about though. daily Mail Reportedly, Radukanu could be eyeing endorsement deals from the likes of Nike, Wilson, Chanel and Tiffany & Co.
Radukanu defeated Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the tournament title without losing a single set.
It was the first full-fledged teen women’s final since the 1999 US Open final between Serena Williams and Martina Hingis. Both Redukanu and Fernandez failed to enter the tournament.
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Radukanu, who started playing tennis at the age of 5 and modeled his game After Simona Halep and Li Na took to the court in tears of joy after a tournament-cleaning point.