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Leylah Fernandez books place in US Open quarter-finals ahead of 19th birthday


Leylah Fernandez admits she has had to pinch herself after she booked her spot in the US Open quarter-finals. The Canadian, who celebrates her 19th birthday on Tuesday, followed up her stunning third-round win over Naomi Osaka by dumping out a second former champion in the shape of Angelique Kerber in the fourth round. She came from a set and a break down to win 4-6 7-6 (5) 6-2 and continue an excellent tournament for the teenagers.

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