150th racket of the world, 18-year-old British tennis player Emma Radukanu, defeated an American in the fourth round of the US Open Shelby Rogersranked 43rd in the world ranking – 6/2, 6/1.
For 1 hour 7 minutes of the match, Emma made three aces and five breaks, making a mistake twice when serving. Whereas Shelby realized one break point, making one double fault. The score of personal meetings of the opponents became 1: 0 in favor of the British.
In the quarterfinals of the US Open, Radukanu will play with the Swiss Belindoy Bencic…
Emma will earn $ 425,000 for reaching the Slam quarter-finals. For her entire past career, she earned $ 303,376. Without taking into account the “majors” the British got 50 thousand prize money.
Radukanu plays the second “Helmet” of his career. At Wimbledon, she reached the fourth round. Emma withdrew from him due to psychological problems.
The British have guaranteed a place in the Top 80 at the end of the tournament. For the first time in 33 years, 18-year-old tennis players will play in both the men’s and women’s categories. For men, this is Carlos Alcaraz. In 1988, Andre Agassi and Gabriela Sabatini achieved this.