The GIST: Emma Raducanu (pronounced rah-doo-CON-ew) and Daniil Medvedev are your US Open champions. Alex, we’ll take “things we would have never predicted” for $800, please.
September 13, 2021
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- Raducanu, who entered the tournament , won 20 straight sets on her way to claiming her first major (of many, we’re sure).
- And while Fernandez’s fairy-tale run didn’t end quite the way Canadians had hoped, her eloquent post-match speech — which included on 9/11 — proved why she was to many.
Men’s final: On the flip side, yesterday’s men’s final featured two of the world’s best, No. 2 Medvedev and No. 1 Novak Djokovic, with Djokovic looking to complete the calendar Grand Slam after winning the year’s .