US Open Defending Champion Bianca Andreescu Heartily Welcomes Return Of Tennis In 2020

Bianca Andreescu

From Wednesday onwards we hear several good news about the resumption of the tennis tours. Especially, the United States Tennis Association(USTA) has confirmed the US Open 2020 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Meanwhile, US Open Defending champion Bianca Andreescu heartily welcomes the return of tennis tours.     

A Canadian Tennis Star has not played tennis since 2019 WTA Finals. However, Bianca Andreescu is ready to defend her Grand Slam title at the Flushing Meadows. As well as She has started to practice tennis on the courts in her hometown. Last year, Andreescu beat six-time US Open Champion Serena Williams in the straight to clinched her maiden Grand Slam title.

Bianca Andreescu

“The US Open Will Always Hold A Very Special Place In My Heart”- Bianca Andreescu 

On Thursday, World Number Six Bianca Andreescu wrote on her social media pages.“The US Open Will Always Hold A Very Special Place In My Heart. Arthur Ashe is where I won my first grand slam title and I treasure so many unforgettable moments at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Since then, we’ve seen sports, and the world as we know it, come to a halt due to the spread of COVID-19.”

Bianca Andreescu

“I can’t stress enough that the health and safety of, not only players but of all those involved in making tennis happen again this season is and has always been, of the utmost importance. I have no doubt that the USTA has come up with the best plan to ensure our safety as we look to the return of tennis in 2020.” 

“The decision, I know was not made lightly and I completely support and understand every player’s personal opinions on the matter and their comfort level traveling near and far to compete on the world’s biggest stage.” 

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“Returning to life as we once knew it is no longer an option but, I plan to make the most of the opportunity to get back on the court, re-connect with players and friends and hopefully bring tennis back to the millions of fans across the globe safely.” 

Published : 3:51 PM, Fri, 19 June 2020

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