Emma Raducanu v Leylah Fernandez: US Open finalists compared

Emma Raducanu is gunning to become the first British woman to win a grand slam singles title in 44 years at the US Open on Saturday.

The British star’s incredible journey will reach a climax in a battle of the teenagers as she takes on 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez.

Here, the PA news agency takes a closer look at the match-up.


18 – 19



British – Canadian


5ft 7in – 5ft 6in


World ranking*

150 – 73

Career prize money*

303,376 (US dollars) – 786,772 (USD)

Career titles

0 – 1

Previous grand slam best

Wimbledon fourth round 2021 – French Open third round 2020

Head-to-head wins

0 – 0

*Before the US Open

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