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SportsBianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams in US Open final

01:20  08 september  2019
01:20  08 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

‘Is This Real Life?’ Yes, and Bianca Andreescu Is the Real Deal

‘Is This Real Life?’ Yes, and Bianca Andreescu Is the Real Deal It will be the teen prodigy Bianca Andreescu against the former teen prodigy Belinda Bencic in the semifinals of the United States Open on Thursday night. Neither has been this deep into a Grand Slam tournament before, and Andreescu, a 19-year-old from Canada, had never even played a main-draw match at the U.S. Open until this year. “This is honestly so crazy,” the 15th-seeded Andreescu said after her 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 quarterfinal victory over Elise Mertens on Wednesday night. “A year ago, I was in the qualifying round. I remember I was suffering from a back injury, and now what I’ve accomplished this year, I’m honestly speechless. I need someone to pinch me right now.

Teenager Bianca Andreescu stuns Serena Williams in a gripping US Open final to claim a first Grand Slam title and deny the American a 24th major. Yet, after also losing last year's Wimbledon final and a controversial US Open final against Naomi Osaka 12 months ago, this latest defeat inevitably leads

These are just couple of points from women's singles 2019 US open final ! Congrats to Bianca for her maiden major crown! The atmosphere was so much for

Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams in US Open final© AP Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, reacts after scoring a point against Serena Williams, of the United States, during the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) NEW YORK (AP) -- Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu built a big lead and then held on to upset Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the U.S. Open final for her first Grand Slam title.

Andreescu's victory Saturday prevented Williams from claiming what would have been her record-tying 24th major singles championship.

This is the second year in a row that Williams has lost in the U.S. Open final.

The Rise and Rise of Bianca Andreescu

The Rise and Rise of Bianca Andreescu Bianca Andreescu, a 19-year-old Canadian, will play her first Grand Slam final on Saturday against Serena Williams. After Andreescu defeated Belinda Bencic in the semifinals on Thursday night, Pam Shriver of ESPN told her in a postmatch interview that a year ago, “I don’t think I’d heard of you.” Shriver would not be alone. Andreescu has had a stunningly rapid rise to the top of tennis since this time last year, compiling a 44-4 record. Aug. 22, 2018 Ranking: 208 In the first round of the United States Open qualifying tournament, Andreescu loses to Olga Danilovic, 6-3, 7-5. Nov.

© AP Bianca Andreescu , of Canada, reacts after scoring a point against Serena Williams , of the United States , during And so as a big lead in the U . S . Open final dwindled Saturday, as she stuffed fingers in her ears to drown out the decibels from the delirious thousands filling Arthur Ashe Stadium

Bianca Andreescu stuns Serena Williams to win US Open final . The nearly 19 years between Andreescu and Williams is the largest age difference ever in a women’s grand slam final , eclipsing the previous mark set by 1991 US Open finalists Martina Navratilova and Monica Seles, who were born

She has now been the runner-up at four of the seven majors she has entered since returning to the tour after having a baby two years ago.

Andreescu displayed the same sort of big serving and big hitting that Williams usually does. Williams was not at her best, either, getting tight at key moments, including double-faulting on the last point of three games to get broken.

The 19-year-old Andreescu is the first woman to win the U.S. Open in her tournament debut in the Open era, which began in 1968.

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