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SportsAndreescu defeats Wozniacki to advance to fourth round at US Open

21:42  31 august  2019
21:42  31 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Rosie DiManno: Andreescu plays through U.S. Open drama in hostile territory If you can take it there, you can take it anywhere … New York, New York. As Frank Sinatra sorta sang. But man, they can eat you up and spit you out — New Yorkers. Bianca Andreescu, who’s basked in nothing but love since bursting on the scene in her rookie year on the big girl tennis circuit — well, except for former No. 1 Angelique Kerber, who called the Mississauga teenager a “drama queen” during their net handshake at the Miami Open — discovered how hostile a crowd can be. Nowhere more so than Flushing Meadows, where tennis etiquette — the typical hush, the murmur of appreciation or chagrin — is ditched for brassier displays of sentiment. The U.S.

Bianca Andreescu , of Canada, shakes hands with Caroline Wozniacki , of Denmark, after winning their third round match of the US Open tennis championships Saturday Townsend, who upset No. 4 -seed Simona Halep on Thursday, defeated Sorana Cirstea earlier Saturday to advance to the round of 16.

Bianca Andreescu from Canada celebartes her win over Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark during their Round Three Women's Singles match at the 2019 US Open at the The 19-year-old Canadian defeated No. 19 seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the fourth round .

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NEW YORK — Canada's Bianca Andreescu defeated former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-4, 6-4 in third-round play at the U.S. Open on Saturday.

The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., needed one hour 33 minutes to defeat the No. 19 seeded Wozniacki.

Andreescu, the 15th seed at the final Grand Slam of the season, raced out to a 3-0 lead in the second set before Wozniacki stormed back to tie it.

Both players struggled to hold serve in the 51-minute second set that featured seven combined breaks. Andreescu took control by breaking Wozniacki for a 5-4 lead, then held serve to win it.

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Andreescu is 2-0 up in the second set, and looking set fair to go to the fourth round . Even before Wozniacki suffered that injury, the Canadian was There’s also Caroline Wozniacki , losing finalist in 2009 and 2014, and who will be playing a dangerous opponent in Canada’s Bianca Andreescu , just

US Open 2019. Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug - 8 Sep. Coverage: Live text and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra commentary on selected Canadian 15th seed Bianca Andreescu beat former Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki in the third round of the US Open .

Andreescu improved to 39-4 on her remarkable season with the win. She also improved to 2-0 against Wozniacki.

Andreescu won their first career meeting in straight sets in a round-of-16 match at the season-opening tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Canadian will face American Taylor Townsend in the fourth round. Townsend, who upset No. 4-seed Simona Halep on Thursday, defeated Sorana Cirstea earlier Saturday to advance to the round of 16.

Later Saturday, Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., played No. 13 seed Gael Monfils of France.

The Canadian Press

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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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