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Tennis Stars Emma Raducanu & Leylah Fernandez Get Glam for Met Gala 2021

Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez don’t just dominate the sports scene – they’re killing the fashion game, too.

The 18-year-old British tennis player and the 19-year-old Canadian tennis player, who just competed in US Open finals, both walked the carpet at the 2021 Met Gala on Monday (September 13) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Leylah reached her first Grand Slam final at the 2021 US Open, finishing runner-up to Emma. A royal wrote a special note to Emma!

The annual Costume Institute Gala is the fashion world’s equivalent of the Oscars and the event is usually held on the first Monday of May, but it was postponed until September 2021 due to the pandemic. The theme this year is “In America” and there will be a two-part exhibit with the second part debuting at next year’s Met Gala. Check out all the looks from the event!

FYI: Emma is wearing Chanel.

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Naomi Osaka Smashed Her Racket & Was Booed By Crowd Before US Open Elimination

Naomi Osaka clutches her tennis racket in this shot from her match against Leylah Fernandez during the 2021 US Open on Friday (September 3) in New York City.

According to ESPN, the 23-year-old defending champ was booed during the game as they thought she was taking a bit too long in between sets on the sidelines.

ESPN also reports that Naomi “smacked her racket against Arthur Ashe Stadium’s court” and “chucked her equipment” which sent it bouncing to the net.

Naomi lost to 18-year-old Canadian player Leylah with 5-7, 6-7 (2), and 6-4.

You can see the moments that happened on court in the tweet below:

If you missed it, find out where Naomi ranks on the highest paid tennis players in the world.

50+ pictures inside of Naomi Osaka at the 2021 US Open

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