Bianca Andreescu became the latest trending news in the US Open. The 19-year old Canadian national beat Serena Williams in singles Grand Slam title. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the US Open.
Who’s Bianca Andreescu?
12-moths ago, this Canadian national was ranked outside the top-200 tennis players and she also failed to perform in the qualifiers for the US Open last year. Also, she’s never gone past the second round in the tournament. But today, this teenager has become the first teenager to win a Grand Slam singles after Maria Sharapova in 2006.
Bianca Andreescu’s achievements
• 1st player to win the US Open on her main-draw debut
• $6.27m of prized money
• 5th rank in the latest WTA rankings
• 8-0 career record against the Top 10
• 12 consecutive three-set victories
• 14 consecutive winnings
Bianca Andreescu praised Serena Williams
She said that the champion Serena Williams greeted her with a smile and that Williams was gracious. There was a point when Andreescu thought that Serena Williams would fight back but she impressed Williams with her game to the point where the Queen of tennis gave up and let Bianca win the title. It was a great game and history written again.