Bellis is the youngest winner of a US Open match since Russia’s Anna Kournikova, who was 59 days younger when she reached the fourth round in 1996.
Bellis is the youngest player at 15 years 152 days old, to feature in a Grand Slam main draw for over nine years.
She is the youngest player also in the draw by two years had never played at WTA level before, let alone in a Grand Slam. She has win only 12 singles matches on the lower ITF circuit.
Bellis said that, “I’m feeling amazing. I’m still speechless. I’m still in shock about that match. I went into the match thinking it was going to be such a great experience, but I never thought I would come out on top winning.”