Canadian teenage sensation Bianca Andreescu stunned Serena Williams to win the US Open 2019.
This was her maiden Grand Slam victory.
The 19-year-old sealed the women's singles event with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over the 23-time Slam winner.
This was 15th seed Andreescu's maiden main draw qualification at the Flushing Meadows and she came out with flying colors.
The moment has arrived!Bianca Andreescu wins the first Grand Slam title of her career, defeating Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5.#USOpen | #WomenWorthWatching pic.twitter.com/slAVtj5QWz— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 7, 2019
The moment has arrived!Bianca Andreescu wins the first Grand Slam title of her career, defeating Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5.#USOpen | #WomenWorthWatching pic.twitter.com/slAVtj5QWz
"This year has been a dream come true. I am beyond grateful and truly blessed. I've worked really hard for this moment. To play on this stage against Serena - a true legend of the sport - is amazing," the teenager said after her victory.
Andreescu became the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam.
She also is the first teenager to win a Grand Slam since Maria Sharapova claimed the 2006 title at Flushing Meadows.
The fearless tennis star is also the first teenager to win a maiden Slam since Russian Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004.
Sharapova had beaten Serena 15 years ago for the title.
The Canadian tennis player started her career with a perfect 7-0 record against top 10 opposition in the sport.
With this win against Serena, she has zoomed to an 8-0 tally.
Her win also ensured that this year in women's singles there were four different Slam champions.
Naomi Osaka (Australian Open), Ashleigh Barty (French Open), Simona Halep (Wimbledon) were the other three winners.
A perfect ice breaker! ❄Andreescu remains an undefeated 7-0 in her #USOpen main draw debut.#SheTheNorth | #WomenWorthWatching pic.twitter.com/HohidmDvWn— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 7, 2019
A perfect ice breaker! ❄Andreescu remains an undefeated 7-0 in her #USOpen main draw debut.#SheTheNorth | #WomenWorthWatching pic.twitter.com/HohidmDvWn
Serena lost her fourth consecutive Slam final since the 2017 Australian Open victory.
Last season, the veteran star lost in Wimbledon and US Open finals.
This year. she once again lost in Wimbledon and now the US Open.
Her quest for a record-equalling 24th singles Grand Slam continues to wait.
This was Serena's 10th career runner-up finish in women's singles Grand Slam.
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