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Britain’s Emma Raducanu completed a Grand Slam fairytale on Saturday by beating Canadian Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in a battle of the teens to be crowned U.S. Open champion.

The 18-year-old became the first-ever qualifier to win a Grand Slam title and the first British woman to hoist a major trophy since Virginia Wade — who was watching from courtside — triumphed at Wimbledon in 1977.

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