US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez heads to the semifinals after defeating Elina Svitolina 3-6, 6-3, 6(5)-7(7)

US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez heads to the semifinals after defeating Elina Svitolina 3-6, 6-3, 6(5)-7(7)
US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez heads to the semifinals after defeating Elina Svitolina 3-6, 6-3, 6(5)-7(7)

US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez heads to the semifinals after defeating Elina Svitolina 3-6, 6-3, 6(5)-7(7): Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez knocks out a third top player in three sets, defeating No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina to advance to the semifinals of the 2021 US Open.

US Open 2021 Quarterfinals, On the other hand, US-based Leylah Fernandez has already scripted history by becoming one of the youngest to reach US Open Quarterfinals. She has defeated the likes of defending champion Naomi Osaka and top-ranked Victoria Azarenka, enough to send shockwaves to Svitolina. The 18-year-old will look to continue her sensational form in the ongoing event.

US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez heads to the semifinals after defeating Elina Svitolina 3-6, 6-3, 6(5)-7(7)

Road to Quarterfinals

Leylah Fernandez

Beat Angelique Kerber 4-6, 7-6(7), 6-2

Beat Naomi Osaka 7-5, 6-7(7), 6-4

Beat Kanepi 7-5, 7-5

Beat Konjuh 7-6(7), 6-2

Elina Svitolina

Defeat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3

Defeat Kasatkina 6-4, 6-2

Defeat Masarova 6-2, 7-5

Defeat Marino 6-2, 6-3

What they said:

“I’m playing really aggressive right now. I think the most aggressive I’ve ever been, making lots of winners, serving really good,” Svitolina said.

“I want to keep this going, feeling that I’m in a good mind,” she added.

Leylah Fernandez: “I have been working hard every day since the day I started playing tennis and since the day I set my mind to being a professional. I expected that one day my tennis game is going to come through and that I’m going to be on the big stage in front of a big crowd playing against big players and also getting the wins.”

Elina Svitolina vs Leylah Fernandez LIVE streaming in US Open 2021 Quarterfinals for semifinal spot- Follow LIVE updates

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India: Tennis fans in India can enjoy the US Open LIVE coverage on TV at your home or office on Star Sports. On the move, you can switch onto the OTT-platform Hotstar.

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Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
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Southeast Asia: Fox Sports in Southeast Asia

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