US Open: Canada toasts 'Queen B' Andreescu after major triumph

Serena Williams watches as Bianca Andreescu is crowned US Open champion

Her victory at the US Open will bring her to 5th place in the WTA ranking of the best women's tennis players in the world.

Williams fell to 19-year-old Canadian Bianca Andreescu 6-3, 7-5 at Arthur Ashe Stadium on the same court where she won her first Grand Slam title 20 years ago, nine months before Andreescu was born.

The Canadian girl is the first person from her country to win a singles Grand Slam title and the first teenager to win a major singles title since Maria Sharapova in 2006. "I'm just so proud I'm still out here competing at this level", she said at the post-match presentation.

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu last night saw off the challenge of history-chasing Serena Williams to win her first major title in NY. In the finals, playing Serena. The teenager was elated with joy and was in sheer disbelief much similar to her senior counterpart who did not expect such a shocker.

Serena Williams felt very disappointed by her loss to Bianca Andreescu.

The stunning fact has not been lost on fans, with many predicting that her chance has effectively come and gone - with age and a talented generation of young stars making the task that much more hard. "I honestly don't think Serena showed up and I have to figure out how to get her to show up".

The teen grew to develop into the fundamental Canadian in historical previous to engage a Most fundamental and persevered her phenomenal speed of 24 suits unbeaten in 2019 with her gorgeous success. Even today, I know the crowd wasn't for me, but I did hear some Canadians, and I'm truly grateful for that.

Andreescu said she didn't have much faith in herself during those times, relying on her parents and her team to keep her spirits up.


Serena Williams branded her performance in the US Open final "inexcusable" and said it was the "worst match" she played during the tournament. "I believe I could have done more", Williams said.

"I never thought it would be this hectic, but I'm not complaining", she told Good Morning America.

The tennis world in the last two decades has been dominated by the "Big 3" consisting of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic in the men's section and Serena Williams in the women's section. She's a champion. That's what champions do.

"I definitely did better than I did against Halep".

"Since then, honestly I've been visualising it nearly every single day".

"In my short career, I've been through a lot, injury-wise, and those moments weren't easy for me because I just kept getting injured".

"I guess I've got to keep going if I want to be a professional tennis player".

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