US Open: Leylah Fernandez stuns Aryna Sabalenka in semi to keep slam dream alive

Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez beat world No 2 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in a thrilling semi-final of the 2021 US Open to seal a place in her first grand slam final and continue her “magical run”.In the end Fernandez had racked up three match points and needed only one as Sabalenka hit long for the Canadian to win 7-6, 4-6, 6-4. The 19-year-old dropped to her knees after winning, as her younger sister cried in the stands.This was an epic encounter between the No 2 seed Sabalenka and the…


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