Emma Raducanu marches into US Open semis with easy win over Bencic

  • Briton defeats Olympic champion Belinda Bencic 6-3, 6-4
  • Raducanu just the fourth qualifier to reach a major semi

For all that Emma Raducanu has achieved and how far she has come over only a few fleeting weeks as a full-time professional, one of the opportunities she was still waiting for was the chance to battle against a top player. Until she stepped on to Arthur Ashe Stadium, she had never faced a top-40 opponent or tested her strengths against the best.

When the time came against one of the most in-form players on the tour, the Olympic champion, she surveyed the threat across the net and simply stepped up another level.

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