Wednesday, 18 September 2019

U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at top of the Rock in New York, U.S., September 8, 2019, in this screen grab obtained from a video. So new is Bianca Andreescu to the Grand Slam stage that after beating Serena Williams to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, a tournament official had to show her which side of the trophy was the front. Reuters TV via REUTERS

U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at top of the Rock in New York, U.S., September 8, 2019, in this screen grab obtained from a video. The moment marked the end of a remarkable run for the 19-year-old Canadian, who a year ago failed to qualify for the tournament, but has gone on to become the sport's brightest young star. Reuters TV via REUTERS

U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at top of the Rock in New York, U.S., September 8, 2019, in this screen grab obtained from a video. Most Canadians had never heard of Bianca Andreescu a year ago but on Sunday they woke up to realise her U.S. Open triumph was not a dream and she had in fact claimed the country's first Grand Slam singles title. Reuters TV via REUTERS

U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at top of the Rock in New York, U.S., September 8, 2019, in this screen grab obtained from a video. The 19-year-old's triumph, which came in her U.S. Open main draw debut and against the undisputed queen of the sport, was the latest step in a meteoric rise for Andreescu and it dominated front pages across the country. Reuters TV via REUTERS

U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at top of the Rock in New York, U.S., September 8, 2019, in this screen grab obtained from a video. "QUEEN B!," read the Toronto Star's front page headline. For a country that produces many of the world's best ice hockey players with regularity, having a Grand Slam singles champion to call their own is new territory. Reuters TV via REUTERS

U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at top of the Rock in New York, U.S., September 8, 2019, in this screen grab obtained from a video. "Bianca Takes Major Bite Out of Big Apple," read The Province newspaper in British Columbia while the front page of The Times Colonist in Vancouver called it "A day for history: Canada's Andreescu wins U.S. Open. Reuters TV via REUTERS