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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Friday September 10, 2021


As we prep for the first all-teenage final at a Grand Slam since the 1999 US Open, and bask in the glory of two brilliant runs from 18-year-old Emma Raducanu and 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez, let’s take a moment to see how Twitter has blown up over the last 12 hours, since both came through their semifinals with flying colors.

1.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a Leylah fan!

 




2. As is Magic Johnson.




3. And Felix Auger-Aliassime.




4. Not long after Fernandez’s win, Raducanu becomes the first qualifier – male or female – to ever qualify for a Grand Slam final.




5. Kim Clijsters is enjoying the 2021 US Open so much – like the rest of us.




6. The most improbable Grand Slam final ever?




7.Timea Bacsinszky, recently retired, is happy to be commentating on the amazing tennis.



8.Some highlights of the last all-teenager Grand Slam final.





9. Mark Petchey, who has done quite a bit of coaching with Emma Raducanu, asks a great question.




10. Magic moments.




11. Reaching the US Open final – amazing! Doing it with Steve Nash in the player’s box? Even better.

 





12. Billie Jean King has been liking what she sees.




13. So far, so good. Emma Raducanu is undefeated in night sessions thus far.




14. The moment of magic for Emma.




15. Props from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!



 

 

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