SportsAndreescu through to second round of US Open with 6-2, 6-4 win over Volynets

22:35  27 august  2019
22:35  27 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

Bianca Andreescu's great tennis adventure is just beginning

Bianca Andreescu's great tennis adventure is just beginning Bianca Andreescu has a recurring nightmare. In it, she's transported back to January 2018, back to her first-round Australian Open qualifying match against Alexandra Dulgheru, which she lost 6-1, 6-1. "That year, I was going through a rough time with my tennis, and a lot of things off the court, too," Andreescu told theScore a day after claiming the Rogers Cup title on home soil. "I played the worst match of my entire life. Like, I forgot how to hit a tennis ball. And ever since that day, I've been getting nightmares. Of me not knowing how to play tennis. And sometimes when I step on court, that fear is in the back of my head.

to second round of U . S . Open with win over Katie Volynets . those opening jitters, prevailing 6 - 2 , 6 - 4 against 17-year-old American wild card Katie Volynets to advance to a second - round The exertion sometimes had Andreescu doubled over . Her body language wasn’t the most positive, and

Bianca Andreescu , who won the U . S . Open final over Serena Williams on Saturday, has compiled a 45- 4 record this year.Credit Chang W. Lee/The Two days later, Andreescu loses in the second round to the 13th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova, 6 -3, 3- 6 , 6 - 2 . It remains the most recent Grand Slam

Andreescu through to second round of US Open with 6-2, 6-4 win over Volynets© 2019 Getty Images NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 27: Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns a shot against Katie Volynets of the United States on day two of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2019 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) NEW YORK — Bianca Andreescu is through to the second round of the U.S. Open after posting a 6-2, 6-4 win over Katie Volynets on Tuesday.

Playing in her first match since winning the Rogers Cup last month in Toronto, the 15th seed from Mississauga, Ont., broke Volynets four times on eight opportunities on won 81 per cent of first serve points.

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Andreescu went out in the first round of US Open qualifying last year. The confidence she showed in the routine wins over China's 18th seed Wang Qiang and Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina were not So so glad Andreescu came through , nothing better than beating the Yanks in their backyard.

Andreescu will play her first-round match Tuesday against 17-year-old American wild card Katie "The challenge in all this is that we went through all the stages so quickly — burned through them The two have met before. Andreescu defeated Volynets 6 - 2 , 7- 6 (7) in the second round of the

Andreescu didn't make it easy for herself at times wit 32 unforced errors, but Volynets, a 17-year-old American qualifier, managed to convert just one of her five break point chances.

Andreescu will face the winner of a match between Kirsten Flipkens and Xiyu Wang.

It was a busy day for Canadians in men's competition, with No. 18 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal taking on Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., in the first round of the Grand Slam event for the second straight year.

Also Tuesday, Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil took on ninth seed Karen Khachanov of Russia and Brayden Schnur of Pickering, Ont., faced 29th-seed Benoit Paire of France.

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'She did it': Edmonton tennis coach recalls training young Bianca Andreescu.
When Bianca Andreescu spurred a national celebration Saturday, beating U.S. legend Serena Williams at the U.S. Open to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, the 19-year-old’s former coach was watching closely, and said she could see exactly how much Andreescu has matured as a player. “The heart and the passion really drive her. It was a pleasure to coach her and to see how a player plays when she’s 12, and to see how a player plays when she’s 12, in a Grand Slam when she’s 19.

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