NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Bianca Andreescu (R) of Canada reacts during the trophy presentation ceremony after winning the Women's Singles final against against Serena Williams (L) of the United States on day thirteen of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 07, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bianca Andreescu, a 19-year-old Canadian, beat Serena Williams to win the US Open on Saturday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. It was Andreescu’s first Grand Slam title, and the first for a Canadian, according to ESPN.

Williams, 37, has 23 major wins, which is still one short of Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24.

“Bianca played an unbelievable match. … It was incredible tennis out there,” Williams said during her on-court interview. “I just wish I could have played better.”

The 15th-seeded Andreescu was born in 2000, a year after Williams won her first US Open title.  She’s the first tennis player – male or female – to win the US Open in a debut appearance at the event.

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