Emma Raducanu is forced to call on medic at VITAL point of US Open final as British teenage star suffers gruesome cut to her knee trying to slide for a shot – leaving her opponent Leylah Fernandez fuming at the break in play
- Emma Raducanu triumphed at the US Open final over Leylah Fernandez
- The Brit called a last-minute medical time-out with blood steaming down her leg
- Fernandez was irritated after just building some momentum late in the match
Emma Raducanu’s domination of the US Open came under threat of coming unstuck in the final moments, as she was forced to call a medical time-out after two match points.
Leylah Fernandez had bravely weathered the storm with Raducanu only a swing from victory when the British teen grazer her knee sliding for the ball.
With blood dripping down her leg Raducanu was forced to call a medical time-out, with Fernandez complaining in a heated, lengthly debate that the stoppage was wrecked the momentum she’d just begun building.
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Emma Raducanu had to call a medical time-out just minutes before winning the US Open
The Brit got patched up, wrestled back control and stormed to glory at just 18-years-old
Fernandez was fuming after her momentum was disrupted, rowing with the umpire on court