Andreescu fends off Williams comeback to win U.S. Open

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By Rory Carroll

NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu claimed her first Grand Slam title in a hard-hitting, nerve-jangling 6-3 7-5 win over Serena Williams on Saturday that put the brakes on the American’s bid to equal the all-time record.

Andreescu matched Williams’ power throughout the slugfest and kept her composure under intense pressure to fend off a late comeback from the six-times champion.

The 19-year-old dropped her racket after hitting a blistering forehand return winner on match point to...


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Andreescu fends off Williams comeback to win U.S. Open


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