Bianca Andreescu Bio- Bianca Andreescu Wiki
Bianca Andreescu (born 16 June 2000) is a Canadian professional tennis player. She reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 24 on March 18, 2019, as ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association, and a career-high combined junior ranking of No. 3 on February 1, 2016, as ranked by the International Tennis Federation.
Parents: Nicu Andreescu, Maria Andreescu Trending
Born: June 16, 2000 (age 18 years), Mississauga, Canada
Height: 1.7 m
Coach: Sylvain Bruneau
Australian Open: 2R (2019)
French Open: Q3 (2018)
Andreescu was born in Mississauga to Romanian parents. Her parents are Maria and engineer Nicu Andreescu, who shortly after his graduation from the Transilvania University of Brașov received a job offer in Canada. Her mother graduated from the University of Craiova and is a chief financial officer of Global Maxfin Investments Inc. in Toronto.
She started playing tennis for the first time at age 7 in Pitești under Gabriel Hristache when Bianca and her family moved to her parents’ native country of Romania. A few years later, the Andreescus moved back to Canada where Bianca trained at the Ontario Racquet Club in Mississauga..
When she was 11 years old, Andreescu joined Tennis Canada’s National Training Program in Toronto, and that’s when she started getting more serious about her career. Her favourite players are Simona Halep and Kim Clijsters.
At the 2016 Rogers Cup, Andreescu was advised and encouraged by Simona Halep to turn professional very early.
Wildcard Bianca Andreescu, 18, Shocks Angelique Kerber To Win Indian Wells
Bianca Andreescu completed her emergence as the latest new star of women’s tennis after a scintillating three-set win over Angelique Kerber in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Well
The 18-year-old Canadian fought off exhaustion and held her nerve to triumph 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 over the three-time grand-slam champion, becoming the first wildcard winner of the prestigious event. Her $1.35m winner’s cheque dwarfs her previous career earnings of $350,000.”This moment has become a reality so it’s really, really crazy,” Andreescu told the crowd after her victory.
With her victory, she followed in the footsteps of Naomi Osaka, who was a little-known 20-year-old when she won the title last year. Osaka used it as a springboard to win the US and Australian Opens while ascending to the No1 ranking in January.