New York(CNN)Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian to win a grand slam singles title when she beat Serena Williams in the US Open final 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday.
At 19, Andreescu is the first teen to win a major since Maria Sharapova 13 years ago.
She had to hold off Williams in the second set, as the American rallied from 5-1 down and saved a match point to get to 5-5. But on her third match point, Andreescu crushed a return winner.
Williams — watched by good friend Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex — won her first US Open in 1999 before Andreescu was born but must wait until 2020 to potentially earn a record-tying 24th grand slam title.
Williams has now lost her last four grand slam finals, a first in her remarkable career.
There was no controversy Saturday, 12 months after Williams clashed with chair umpire Carlos Ramos in a defeat to Naomi Osaka.
Culled from CNN.