INDIAN WELLS, California - Leylah Fernandez outlasted ninth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Fernandez, the US Open runner-up, fought off a break ...
Oct 11, 2021
INDIAN WELLS, California - Emma Raducanu came down to earth in her first tournament since her surprising US Open victory, losing in straight sets to Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Raducanu lost 6-2, 6- ...
Oct 9, 2021
NEW YORK - Emma Raducanu sat on her sideline chair at Arthur Ashe Stadium with her left knee, in her words, "gushing with blood."OK, maybe a bit of hyperbole there. Still, the 18-year-old from Britain had just hurt herself on ...
Sep 13, 2021
NEW YORK - Leylah Fernandez had been listening to New Yorkers, and now she wanted them to hear her.They had wildly supported her across two memorable weeks of tennis, a time she had called "magical."And when it was over, on the ...
Sep 12, 2021
NEW YORK - British teenager Emma Raducanu arrived in New York last month with a ranking of 150th, just one Grand Slam appearance to her name and a flight booked to head out of town after the U.S. Open's preliminary ...
Sep 12, 2021
WHAT a run it has been for the 19-year-old Canadian bet Leylah Fernandez in the 2021 US Open Women's.And she's far from finished. Unseeded in the tourney, she took down the sport's giants: ...
Sep 10, 2021
THE GIANT-SLAYING continues for Canada's Leylah Fernandez as she officially booked her ticket to the final of the America-based Grand Slam. The 19-year-old defeated World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, 7-6(3), 4-6, ...
Sep 10, 2021
NEW YORK - When Leylah Fernandez wins a pivotal point at the US Open - and she's won enough of them to become the tournament's youngest semifinalist since Maria Sharapova in 2005 - the teenager with the exciting game and enthusiasm ...
Sep 8, 2021
NEW YORK - With no players from the United States left to pull for in the US Open, the fans are adopting a neighbor from the North to treat as one of their own: Leylah Fernandez, an unseeded Canadian teenager with an exciting ...
Sep 8, 2021
NEW YORK - Two teenagers can earn semifinal spots at the US Open, as both Leylah Fernandez and Carlos Alcaraz are in action on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Another spot can be filled by a qualifier, if Botic Van de Zandschulp of the ...
Sep 7, 2021
NEW YORK - Leylah Fernandez is a self-described "happy-go-lucky girl" having the time of her life at Flushing Meadows, raising her fists, pumping her arms and riling up crowds while beating two past US Open champions to reach her first ...
Sep 6, 2021
CANADA'S Leylah Fernandez pulled off a thrilling three-set win to end defending champion Naomi Osaka's title reign in the US Open on Saturday morning (Manila time), in Flushing Meadows, New York.The 18-year-old Canada-based player, who ...
Sep 4, 2021
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