World Number Six Bianca Andreescu played amazing tennis in 2019. The teen revised the history of Canadian Tennis after lifting the title at Aviva Centre. Moreover, Bianca created history at Flushing Meadows to become the first Canadian tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title. Consequently, She is the highest-ranked Canadian in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association.
The Ice hockey hall of fame Wayne Gretzky held the 61 National Hockey League(NHL) records. Recently, 59-years-old Canadian praised his Compatriot Bianca Andreescu in the Tennis United episode seven. As well as, Gretzky recalled his memory of watching Andreescu’s first match at the 2019 BNP Paribas Open.
“I remember watching her first match [at Indian Wells] and thinking that’s one of the hardest working athletes I’ve ever seen in my life,” said Gretzky.
“She went on to win the tournament and then, at the US Open, to play in front of all those fans and everyone cheering the American girl (Serena Williams) – and one of the greatest athletes of all time – was pretty special. My hat goes off to her for how she handled herself and how she handled the pressure.”
“I don’t think we could have a better hero in our country for young kids. – Gretzky
The Brantford-born Wayne Gretzky calls the US Open Champion Bianca Andreescu as a role model for others in Canada. Ice Hockey Goat also impressed by Bianca’s aggressive play and tennis court respect.
“The thing that impressed me most about her – and I’ve said this to a lot of people – is not how good she is or how hard she works but how she handles herself with the media. She handled herself with such poise, she was so humble, so appreciative,” he said.“I don’t think we could have a better hero in our country for young kids. She’s truly remarkable and deserves all the credit she’s getting.”