The Homecoming: celebrate the return of Emma Raducanu and the British US Open champions live on BBC and LTA social channels

23/09/2021

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Breakthrough tennis star, Emma Raducanu was one of four record breaking British title winners at the 2021 US Open, making history as the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam tournament.

To celebrate the success of the British US Open champions - Raducanu, Joe Salisbury, Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett - the LTA is inviting the nation to come together for a special ‘Homecoming’ event.

Watch live at 12:30pm

This exclusive thirty-minute show will be broadcast live on Friday 24 September at 12:30pm on BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport online and the Red Button as well as the LTA’s social media channels.

If you miss it the programme will be shown again on BBC2 from 3.15pm on Friday and will be available on-demand on BBC iPlayer.

With a live Q&A and a host of tennis activities – the show will give fans and players of all ages a unique opportunity to get to know their heroes and hopes to inspire a new wave of players to start their tennis journey.

Earlier in the day, the four champions will be on court alongside children taking part in LTA Youth - an innovative programme aimed at inspiring the next generation of players aged 4-18. The programme aims to help more children enjoy the benefits of playing and staying in tennis, whatever their age, gender, ability, disability or background. 

Watch live

Watch the event live on Friday 24 September at 12:30pm on BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport online and on the Red Button. You can also catch the full coverage live on the LTA's YouTubeFacebook, Twitter and TikTok.

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