US Open: Leylah Fernandez stuns Aryna Sabalenka to earn spot in women's championship


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Has Raducanu ever played Fernandez?

Fernandez has played Raducanu once before, in the second round of the Wimbledon girls' singles in 2018, but now the pair find themselves competing for one of the most prestigious titles in world tennis and the small matter of a $2.5m cheque. The IndependentLeylah Fernandez: Emma Raducanu’s US Open final opponent in profile

Is Leylah Fernandez Filipino?

Fernandez, born to an Ecuadorian father and a Canadian mother of Filipino descent, reached the finals with a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 shocker over world No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus. ... But the teenager admitted she does not know much about Filipino culture, except for the cuisine introduced to her by her lolo (grandfather). RapplerUS Open finals-bound Leylah Fernandez 'happy to hear' Filipino fans rooting for her

Who sponsors Emma Raducanu?

Along with the Nike deal, she also has a racquet sponsorship with Wilson. For an unranked player, Mr Currie said, two deals were typical, but the next round of deals she negotiates will be "absolutely huge, with Nike and Adidas fighting over her". BBC NewsEmma Raducanu set to be best-paid British sportswoman

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