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SportsBianca Andreescu gets prime-time slot for quarterfinals at U.S. Open

22:51  03 september  2019
22:51  03 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Bianca Andreescu is returning to prime time at the U . S . Open . Andreescu , the No. 15 seed from Mississauga, Ont., is making her first appearance at the U . S . Open . She’ s the first Canadian man or woman to reach the quarterfinals of the final Grand Slam of the season in singles since Patricia

NEW YORK — Bianca Andreescu is returning to prime time at the U . S . Open . The Canadian teen tennis star will play in the evening draw for the second This time, though, Andreescu will be in the early evening match, starting at 7 p.m. ET. On Monday, her match against American Taylor Townsend

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NEW YORK — Bianca Andreescu is returning to prime time at the U.S. Open.

The Canadian teen tennis star will play in the evening draw for the second match in a row when she faces Elise Mertens of Belgium in a quarterfinal on Wednesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

This time, though, Andreescu will be in the early evening match, starting at 7 p.m. ET. On Monday, her match against American Taylor Townsend didn't start until about 10:30 p.m., and didn't end until early Tuesday morning after the preceding men's clash between Rafael Nadal and Marin Cilic went four sets.

On Wednesday, Nadal's quarterfinal will follow the Andreescu-Martens contest.

Scott Stinson: Bianca Andreescu makes Canadian history, advances to U.S. Open final in thrilling win

Scott Stinson: Bianca Andreescu makes Canadian history, advances to U.S. Open final in thrilling win NEW YORK — In one of the promos that runs on American television coverage of the U.S. Open, players are asked about their memories of Serena Williams’ first victory at the tournament. “I wasn’t,” Bianca Andreescu says, pausing a beat, “born.” And now the Canadian teen will meet the American legend in the finals here on Saturday, with Andreescu trying for her first U.S. Open title and Williams going for her seventh, 20 years after her first. A huge comeback in the second set gave Andreescu a straight-sets win (7-6, 7-5) in a tremendously tight thriller over Belinda Bencic.

Canada has its first grand slam singles winner in tennis, as Bianca Andreescu beat Serena Williams in Saturday' s US Open final. Williams has now lost her last four grand slam finals, meaning she remains one major shy of the all- time record.

Bianca Andreescu , of Canada, plays against Taylor Townsend, of the United States, during the fourth round of the U . S . Open tennis Townsend’ s serve-and-volley game plan had gotten her to the second week of the tournament. But she quickly had to go back to the drawing board when Andreescu had

It marks the third match in a row for the 19-year-old Andreescu at the largest stadium at the facility. Arthur Ashe Stadium seats just under 24,000 people.

Andreescu, the No. 15 seed from Mississauga, Ont., is making her first appearance at the U.S. Open. She's the first Canadian man or woman to reach the quarterfinals of the final Grand Slam of the season in singles since Patricia Hy-Boulais in 1992.

Andreescu has rocketed up the rankings this year, winning tournaments just below the Grand Slam level in Indian Wells, Calif., and Toronto.

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