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SportsAndreescu reaches 1st Grand Slam final with plucky win over Bencic

06:46  06 september  2019
06:46  06 september  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Canada's Bianca Andreescu reaches U.S. Open quarterfinals

Canada's Bianca Andreescu reaches U.S. Open quarterfinals Canada's Bianca Andreescu reaches U.S. Open quarterfinals

Neither Bencic nor Andreescu has played in a Grand Slam final , which has become a routine for Williams. This will her 10th in singles at the U.S. Open. Her record in major finals is 23-9, and this appearance comes 20 years after she won her first Grand Slam singles title — the 1999 U.S. Open

Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic advanced to her first Grand Slam semi- final on One of them will become a first -time Grand Slam finalist in Saturday's championship match at Arthur Ashe Stadium Andreescu , a champion this year at Indian Wells and Toronto, would be the first teen to win a Slam

Andreescu reaches 1st Grand Slam final with plucky win over Bencic © Mike Stobe / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Bianca Andreescu never quits.

The Canadian teenager booked a place in her first-ever Grand Slam final on Thursday, showcasing her never-say-die attitude in a gritty 7-6 (3), 7-5 win over Belinda Bencic in their US Open clash.

Andreescu saved six break points in the first set before controlling the tiebreaker. She outdid herself in the second stanza, though, roaring back from a 5-2 deficit as her Swiss counterpart unraveled at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Andreescu will now meet Serena Williams in a rematch of this summer's Rogers Cup final, which saw the latter retire due to injury.

More to come.

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