Emma Raducanu stunned the tennis world yet again by reaching the US Open final.
She will face Canada’s Leylah Fernandez, who upset second seed Aryna Sabalenka in a three-set thriller, in Saturday’s all-teenage final.
Here, the PA news agency looks back at an historic day 11 at Flushing Meadows.
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Aryna Sabalenka (2), Maria Sakkari (17)
Besides Raducanu’s heroics, Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury guaranteed there will be a British winner in the men’s doubles after they both reached the final. Murray and Bruno Soares are into their first grand slam final since reuniting at the start of the year, with the 2016 champions beating John Peers and Filip Polasek 6-3 3-6 6-4. Salisbury and Rajeev Ram secured a 7-6 (5) 6-4 victory over American’s Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey.
It’s a tough act to follow but Novak Djokovic will bid to take the next step on his bid to secure the calendar grand slam when he takes on Alexander Zverev in a blockbuster semi-final. Before that second seed Daniil Medvedev meets rising Canadian star Felix Auger-Aliassime.
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