Canada’s is the 2019 U.S. Open Champion.
The 19-year-old defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5, becoming Canada’s first-ever Grand Slam singles champion.
Bianca is a first-generation Canadian, child of immigrants, Nicu and Maria, who escaped from Romania in 1994 with nothing but two suitcases. Their daughter just made Canadian tennis history.
Speaking to the crowd after winning, Bianca made a very Canadian statement. She apologized for winning »
I know you guys wanted Serena to win … I’m sorry.
Bianca is » Humble. Strong. Kind. Hard working. Fit. The future.
And today she made every Canadian 🇨🇦 proud.
» Take a minute to watch the video in the tweet below.
A humble and graceful champion.
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 7, 2019