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Tauson beats Raducanu in Chicago final

Denmark’s Clara Tauson came back from a break down in the final set to defeat Emma Raducanu from Great Britain at the WTA Chicago 125 on Sunday, 6-1 2-6 6-4.

I fought for every single point even though I was down almost all of the third set. Today I just wanted to fight for every point and see what I could do, because she’s playing so well. Clara Tauson

Both finalists are 18 years old but the Dane is the more experienced on the WTA Tour of the two, having won her first singles title at this level at the 2021 Lyon Open and breaking into the top 100 on the WTA rankings on 8 March 2021.

Raducanu is just beginning her fledgling pro career, and will be trying to qualify for the US Open next week., where Tauson gains direct entry.

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