Canadian Teenager, Bianca Andreescu Beats Serena Williams To Win US Open Final

•By Ravi Ubha, CNN

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.

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