US – Canadian youngsters Leylah Annie Fernandez and Felix Auger-Aliassime have made history by reaching the 2021 US Open semifinals in the Women’s and Men’s singles tournament, respectively.
Fernandez defeated No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina in a thrilling 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(5) contest. She’ll face World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka in the semis on Thursday. Auger-Aliassime took the first set against Carlos Alcaraz Garfia before the Spaniard retired with a right-adductor injury in the second set.
At age 19 and 21, Fernandez and Auger-Aliassime are hogging all the light and have set social media ablaze.