By Basia Powell
Bianca Andreescu wins 2019 Women’s US Open Tennis Championship . Vintage Serena Williams showed up at the Billy Jean King NationaI Tennis Center in Queens New York. 19 year old Canadian Tennis player Bianca Andreescu, was in ripping form.Williams came hungry for her record tying 24th Grand Slam. It was not business as usual for Serena Williams. For the majority of the match we saw an “in form” Serena, but her serve let her down today.
Andreescu came with her ‘A’ game, but Serena Williams came with her hunger for her 24th title. Williams serve was not at it’s best for the first two sets in the first game. However, she was relentless in her pursuit for No 24. Andreescu came with natural athleteism and power to match Williams.
In the end, it came down to power and agility to win the game. It was Williams game to lose. Serena found her power in the second set of the second game and played her heart out. She played her best tennis at the end but it was Andreescu’s moment. Bianca Andreescu played the match of her career and won.
Serena Williams had to dig deep. Here she was at her second US Open final, different opponent, same battle and unnfortunately for William’s, same result. One thing for sure though, Serena must be credited for being in the finals yet again. In sports , “Form is temporary, but class is permanent.” Last year it was Serena vs Osaka, this year it was Serena vs Andreescu. Serena remains the constant.
Present in Serena’s box were, husband Alexis Ohanian, her mother, sister Venus Williams, Anna Eintour and best friend, Duchess Meghan Markle, who flew commercial to see her friend compete in the historic competition. Other celebrities in attendance include Usher, Spiky Lee, Billy Jean King among others.