Emma Raducanu: Channel 4 to point out US Open closing in opposition to Leylah Fernandez dwell

Emma Raducanu: Channel 4 to show US Open final against Leylah Fernandez live


Date: 11 September Time: 21:00 BST Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York
Coverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Sounds, BBC Sport website and app, with live text commentary and match report on the website and app

British teenager Emma Raducanu’s history-making US Open final against Canada’s Leylah Fernandez will be available to watch live on network television after Amazon Prime agreed a deal with Channel 4.

The match, which is due to start at 21:00 BST on Saturday, 11 September, will also be live on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service has had exclusive UK broadcast rights for the final Grand Slam of the year.

But a deal has been struck with Channel 4, with Amazon pledging to reinvest that money – believed to be a seven-figure sum, according to the Press Association – into British women’s tennis to help fund the next generation of players.

“Emma’s journey from qualification through to the US Open final at the age of 18 is a truly magical story for…