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Was Emma Raducanu's Goal at US Open to Win Money to Replace Lost AirPods?

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The tennis player ended up winning the title and $2.5 million.
Emma Raducanu said that her initial goal in the U.S. Open was to win enough money to replace her lost AirPods.

British wunderkind Emma Raducanu stunned viewers when she powered through to a victory in the U.S. Open in September 2021. The tennis player, who was ranked 150th in the world and barely known, catapulted to victory over Canadian player Leylah Fernandez, also another relative unknown.

Many shared Raducanu's motivation in the U.S. Open was to simply win enough money to buy AirPods after she lost her own before a match.

Raducanu tells ESPN crew says she lost airpods before first qualifying match and then she told herself, well, if I win I can buy a new pair of airpods. #USOpen — Erik Gudris (@ATNtennis) September 11, 2021

In an post-match interview with ESPN, Raducanu said, "There's a running joke in my team because before my first-round qualifying match I lost my AirPods and I was basically running around the changing room like three minutes before my call to go on trying to find it, but I lost it. I was thinking to…
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