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SportsRick Zamperin: Bianca Andreescu, a force for years to come

15:25  09 september  2019
15:25  09 september  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

‘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.

Bianca Andreescu is on top of the tennis world after becoming the first Canadian to win one of the sport's four major championships on Saturday. An instant national hero. Bianca Andreescu has arrived and it looks like she is going to be doing some amazing things on the tennis court for years to

Bianca Andreescu is on top of the tennis world after becoming the first Canadian to win one of the sport's four major championships on Saturday.

Rick Zamperin: Bianca Andreescu, a force for years to come© Corinne Dubreuil/ABACAPRESS.COM Bianca Vanessa Andreescu holds the US Open trophy after winning the women's final at the 2019 US Open at Billie Jean National Tennis Center in New York City, NY USA, on September, 7, 2019. Andreescu defeats Williams 6-3, 7-5 to win her first US Open and Grand Slam title.

Bianca Andreescu is on top of the tennis world after becoming the first Canadian to win one of the sport's four major championships on Saturday.

The 19-year-old Mississauga, Ont., native capped off an unimaginable 2019 season by beating the legendary Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in Saturday's final of the U.S. Open.

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.

Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu defeated Serena Williams on Saturday to win the US Open and becomes Canada’s first Grand Slam champion. Bianca Andreescu ’s former coach reflects on tennis champ’s early ambitions. Rick Zamperin : Bianca Andreescu , a force for years to come .

Rick Zamperin : Bianca Andreescu , a force for years to come . Bianca Andreescu is on top of the tennis world after becoming the first Canadian to win one of the sport's four major championships on Saturday.

Andreescu wasn't even ranked in the top 100 when the season began, but fast forward a few months and she sits at No. 5 after winning at Indian Wells, winning the Rogers Cup and winning her first of what could be many majors.

READ MORE: Canada’s Bianca Andreescu defeats Serena Williams to win U.S. Open

Her meteoric rise to the pinnacle of women's tennis is nothing short of incredible. This year has certainly been a dream season for Andreescu and her growing fanbase.

Now we look ahead, not just to the remaining tournaments in 2019, but to the years to come.

In sports, it's not only a matter of what have you done lately, but what can you do next?

In short, the sky is the limit for Andreescu. Her moxie, her power, her spin rate, and now her experience of winning a major against the greatest-ever woman tennis player will make the teen sensation a force on tour for years to come.

WATCH: Canada's Bianca Andreescu makes history as she captures Grand Slam title

A top-five player in the world. A first-time Grand Slam champion. An instant national hero.

Bianca Andreescu has arrived and it looks like she is going to be doing some amazing things on the tennis court for years to come.

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Bianca Andreescu’s recent victory at the U.S. Open was truly historical. She beat Serena Williams. She is only 19. This is Canada’s first Grand Slam singles win. This is Bianca’s first Grand Slam win. She is a young woman (it matters). She beat Serena Williams. But while Canada rejoices at having made a global mark in tennis – the most recent celebration having taken place in her hometown of Mississauga on the weekend – certain quarters in the

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