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

06:51  06 september  2019
06:51  06 september  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Naomi Osaka upset by Belinda Bencic at U.S. Open

Naomi Osaka upset by Belinda Bencic at U.S. Open Naomi Osaka losing at the U.S. Open leaves Serena Williams as the only woman left who has made a Grand Slam final. Williams eyes a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title and her first as a mom after losing three Slam finals the last two seasons.. Osaka’s follow-up the last week to her first Grand Slam title last year included another emotional post-match scene. After sweeping 15-year-old American Coco Gauff on Saturday night, Osaka urged Gauff to join her for the traditional on-court victor’s interview. Gauff obliged. Osaka, whose U.S.

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

Bianca Andreescu never quits.

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

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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