18-Year-Old Mississauga Woman Beats Venus Williams in Huge Tennis Upset


Published January 4, 2019 at 3:17 pm


A young Canadian athlete defeated legendary tennis powerhouse Venus Williams in the 2019 ASB Classic Quarterfinal in Auckland, New Zealand.

Bianca Andreescu, an 18-year-old from Mississauga, has taken the tennis world by storm with a series of wins.

On Friday, Jan. 4, she defeated Williams 6-7(1), 6-1, 6-3.

Prior to her impressive win against one of the world’s best known tennis stars, the teen athlete defeated Caroline Wozniacki in another huge upset.

You can see a clip of the match with Williams, via YouTube, below:

Andreescu was ranked 152 in the world going into her match with Williams.

She will now advance to the semifinals.

Cover photo courtesy of Andreescu’s official Instagram account

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