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Canadian Bianca Andreescu Win First WTA Title at Indian Wells

Canadian Bianca Andreescu Win First WTA Title at Indian Wells

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Bianca Andreescu came into the mandatory WTA tour tournament at Indian Wells as an unseeded player, and she leaves the 2019 Champion, her first WTA Title.  The impressive 18-year-old from upset eighth-seeded German Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in the women’s final at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday.

INDIAN WELLS, CA, USA — 18-year-old Canadian wild card Bianca Andreescu capped a dream fortnight with a gripping 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 win over reigning Wimbledon champion and former World No.1 Angelique Kerber of Germany, clinching her first-ever WTA singles title at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday afternoon.

The teenager was making her first appearance in the Indian Wells main draw, and her debut in a main draw of a Premier Mandatory event to boot. But as she has been all week, the World No.60 was completely unfazed by the new experience, coming back from a break down in the final set to blast past No.8 seed Kerber after two hours and 18 minutes of scintillating play.  Read more here…

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