British teenager Emma Raducanu defeated Canada’s Leylah Fernandez 10-7 Sunday to win the 2017 US Open All-Teen US Open $7,000 First Prize.
Fernandez, a junior from Brampton, Ontario, had defeated Raducanu twice prior to the final this weekend in pairs competition at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
The 18-year-old Raducanu, competing in her fourth All-Teen US Open final, won her semifinal match against the No. 1 ranked All-Teen singles player in the world. The Iroquois Nation native from North York, Ontario, defeated All-Teen World No. 3 Sophie Green 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Saturday.
At No. 3 in the world, Raducanu, who first became a professional in 2016, will qualify for the main draw at the US Open, the year’s final Grand Slam event.
In the women’s qualifying event, Fenty McPhail of Hawaii advanced to the finals by defeating Edra Indshinovic of Australia. McPhail will now face Fernandez at 7:30 a.m. ET Monday.
In the men’s qualifying event, Mackenzie McDonald defeated Sameh El Behti of Afghanistan to advance to Monday’s final at 8:00 a.m. ET.