US Open 2021 Serves Up Excitement

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By Rekaya Gibson, Rekaya Gibson - Author, and Sports Enthusiast. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Host Angela Spears attends the U.S. Open Tennis Championship this year. She shares her experience with Host Rekaya Gibson. They discuss the women’s singles final between Canadian Leylah Fernandez and Britain Emma Raducanu. They mention the women’s doubles final. Spears also highlights Serbian Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam performance. #KeepItSporty

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Sources:

Associated Press. (2021, September 9). Novak Djokovic into US Open semifinals over Matteo Berrettini as He Nears Calendar-year Grand Slam. ESPN. https://www.espn.com/tennis/story/_/id/32175078/novak-djokovic-us-open-semifinals-matteo-berrettini-nears-calendar-year-grand-slam

Blow, T. (2021, September 11). Gonna Join Em? Youngest Ever Tennis Grand Slam Winners with Us Open Finalist Emma Raducanu Younger Than Nadal, Federer and Djokovic. The U.S. Sun. https://www.the-sun.com/sport/3636224/youngest-ever-grand-slam-winners-tennis/amp/

Kindelan, K. (2021, September 6). Naomi Osaka, Sloane Stephens Talk Mental Health Struggles After US Open Losses. Good Morning America. https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/amp/wellness/story/naomi-osaka-sloane-stephens-talk-mental-health-struggles-79855647

Regan, H. (2021, September 10). Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez to Meet in First All-Teen US Open Final Since 1999. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/10/tennis/emma-raducanu-leylah-fernandez-us-open-intl-hnk/index.html

Roscher, L. (2021, September 7). US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez Becomes Youngest Woman Since Serena Williams to Beat 2 Top 5 Seeds. Yahoo! Sports. https://sports.yahoo.com/us-open-2021-daniil-medvedev-aryna-sabalenka-svitolina-fernandez-alcaraz-202523240.html

Timmins, B. (2021, September 10). Emma Raducanu Set to Be Best-Paid British Sportswoman. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-58508806

WTA Staff. (2021, September 2). Stephens Serves Up Victory Over Gauff in US Open Second Round. Women’s Tennis Association. https://www.wtatennis.com/news/2241684/stephens-serves-up-victory-over-gauff-in-us-open-second-round

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