Bianca Vanessa Andreescu is a Canadian Professional Tennis player who recently defeated Serena Williams in the Women’s Singles in the US Open.
Bianca Andreescu Early Life
Bianca was born on June 16, 2000 in Mississauga, Ontario, a large suburb of Toronto, but calls Thornhill home. Thornhill is on the northern outskirts of Toronto. When she was six years old, she moved back to Romania along with her Mother because of her trucking business. But her father Nicu Andreescu stayed back in Canada due to his professional commitments. She is the single child of her parents. During her childhood, Bianca was raised by two of her grandmothers in Canada. At the age of 12, Bianca started practicing meditation regularly which her mother taught her. Her mother told her to do so because it would help her to accomplish higher things in life.
Bianca Andreescu Personal Life
Father– Nicu Andreescu ( Tooling Engineer who graduated from the Transilvania University of Brașov)
Mother– Maria Andreescu (chief compliance officer at Global Maxfin Investments Inc. in Toronto)
Bianca Andreescu lives in Toronto Bianca believed in doing meditation. Bianca started finding interest in tennis when she was seven years old. She started working with a professional coach in Pitesti in Romania. Seeing her keen interest towards tennis her mother moved back to Canada for good when Bianca was 9 years old. After she returned to Canada, she played tennis at Ontario Racquet in Mississauga. When she was eleven years old, she joined Tennis Canada’s National Training Program, Toronto. She trained there three times a week, either before or after school. her middle name Vanessa is inspired by actress and singer Vanessa Williams. Indirectly hailing from Romania, Bianca can speak Romanian fluently. Being a fitness freak, Bianca started working out at the gym with former World no. 3 Nathalie Tauziat. Due to her inclination towards Tennis and as she started taking it seriously from her career’s prospect, Bianca spent most of her time on the court. Because of that Andreescu completed her high-school diploma online at Bill Crothers Secondary School in Unionville.
Bianca Andreescu Professional Life
Coach– Sylvain Bruneau
Playing Style– Right handed (two handed backhand)
Current Ranking– 5 (As of September 2019)
- In February 2014, when Bianca was 13, she became the third Canadian behind Gabriela Dabrowski and Edward Nguyen to win Les Petits As in France. The same year in July, she won her first Junior singles title at the Grade 5 tournament in Havana, and also the doubles title, playing together with Maria Tănăsescu, at the Grade 4 tournament in Nassau.
- Bianca won her second and third junior singles titles in the fall at the Grade 5 tournament in Burlington and Grade 5 tournament in Lexington.
- Andreescu ended her season with the under-16 title at the Orange Bowl with a straight-sets win over Dominique Schaefer, becoming the fourth straight Canadian after Erin Routliffe, Gloria Liang and Charlotte Robillard-Millette to win that event.
- In 2015, Bianca started her season with back to back wins in both singles and doubles titles at the Grade 2 tournament held at La Paz. After two weeks, Bianca went on to win her third juniors title.
- Andreescu qualified for her first junior Grand Slam but suffered defeat in the first round in Girl’s singles by the hands of Anna Kalinskaya.
- Bianca qualified for the Wimbledon Open 2015 but was soon eliminated in the first round in girls’ singles and in the second round in girls’ doubles.
- In 2015 she appeared in her first professional tournament marking her debut in ITF event, 25K in Gatineau, Canada, in August, Bianca lost to Alexa Glatch in the final, after having defeated Elizabeth Halbauer, Barbora Štefková, Shuko Aoyama and Victoria Rodríguez.
- At the Australian Open in 2016, Andreescu was the top seed in both girls’ singles and doubles as she advanced to the third round in singles and doubles but had to withdraw from that as she incurred an injury. She returned to play in the Wimbledon girls’ singles event as the sixth seed, but lost in the third round.
- In 2016, She won her first professional title, marking her straight sets victory over Elizabeth Halbauer. Andreescu also won the Gatineau doubles title with compatriot Charlotte Robillard-Millette. at the Gatineau 25K tournament.
- At the US Open in September 2016, Andreescu had her best run so far at a junior Grand Slam, reaching the semifinals in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles. At the 50K in Saguenay in October 2016, Bianca reached the singles and doubles finals. Two weeks later, Andreescu made it to the quarterfinals in singles and the semifinals in doubles at the 50K Tevlin Women’s Challenger.
- In January 2017, at the junior event of the Australian Open, Bianca advanced to the semifinals in singles and won the doubles title with Carson Branstine.
- In September 2017, at the Coupe Banque Nationale, she defeated Jennifer Brady, to reach the second round, however, she lost to Lucie Hradecká in the finals. In doubles, she and Carson Branstine reached their first WTA final, but lost to Tímea Babos and Andrea Hlaváčková.
- In January 2019, she won her first WTA 125K title at Newport Beach in January, passing Eugenie Bouchard to become Canada’s top-ranked player. In February, she reached the semifinal of the Mexican Open, losing to Sofia Kenin. This placed Bianca at number 60 worldwide.
- In August 2019, Bianca made a comeback at the Rogers Cup in Toronto. In the semi-final, she defeated American Sofia Kenin in straight sets, becoming the first Canadian woman to make it to the finals of the Rogers Cup, since 1969.
- In 2019, Bianca Andreescu defeated Serena Williams in dramatic fashion, 6–3, 7–5 in US Open Women’s Singles. This was indeed her greatest accomplishment so far.
Bianca Andreescu Personal Details & Physical measurement
Date of Birth- June 16, 2000
Age (as of 2019)- 19 Years
Birthplace- Mississauga, Ontario
Zodiac sign- Gemini
Hometown- Thornhill, Ontario
Occupation- Professional Tennis Player
Net worth- $ 4.85 million (estimated Cash Prizes from Grand Slams)
School- High School Diploma Online at Bill Crothers Secondary School, Toronto
College- Not Known
Height- 170cm (5 feet 7 inches)
Weight (approx.) – 61 Kgs.
Figure Measurements- 32-26-36
Eye Color- Dark Brown
Hair Color- Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation- Straight
Bianca Andreescu Social Media Profiles
Bianca Andreescu Net worth
The 19 years old, young and talented Bianca started playing at a very young age making her mark in the world of Tennis. Since turning professional two years ago, Andreescu has earned $2,417,873 (£1,961,487) in prize money. By reaching the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows, the young tennis star guaranteed herself $960,000 (£782,000). After her win at the US Open, Andreescu won a whopping cash prize of $3.85m (£3.14m). Earlier this year, she signed a deal with BMW Canada, also adding to her existing partnerships with Nike and Head.
Bianca Andreescu Favorite Things
Hobbies- Swimming, Working Out in the Gym, Collecting Caps
Favorite Celebrity- Vanessa Williams
Favorite Food- Not Known
Favorite Film- Not Known
Favorite Book- Not Known
Favorite Sport (s)- Tennis
Favorite Tennis Player(s)- Simona Halep & Kim Clijsters
Favorite Animal- Dog
Favorite TV Show- Not Known
Favorite Music- Not Known
Favorite Color- Black & Blue
Bianca Andreescu Achievements
- She was named 2015 Outstanding Junior Female by Tennis Canada
- 2017 – Tennis Canada female player of the year
- 2017 – Fed Cup Heart Award
- US Open Grand Slam 2019