US Open: Williams' hopes for 24th Grand Slam title dashed

US Open: Williams' hopes for 24th Grand Slam title dashed

Teen Andreescu shocked the ex-world no.1

BIANCA ANDREESCU became the first Grand Slam winner born this century after stunning veteran Serena Williams in the US Open on Saturday (September 7).

The Canadian teenager captured the crown on her main draw debut at Flushing Meadows with a comfortable 6-3 7-5 success, to inflict yet another major final defeat on Williams.

For Williams, heavily backed by the New York crowd on the Arthur Ashe Stadium, her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam Singles title was dashed for the fourth time since she claimed the 2017 Australian Open.

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