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Bianca Andreescu Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 19 Years
Height: 5' 7"
Hometown: Thornhill, Canada

Bianca Andreescu

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Full NameBianca Vanessa Andreescu
NicknameBibi
ProfessionTennis Player
Famous ForWinning the 2019 US Open against Serena Williams
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Tennis
Turned Pro2017
Coach• Nathalie Tauziat
Bianca Andreescu with Nathalie Tauziat
• Sylvain Bruneau
Bianca Andreescu with her coach Sylvain Bruneau
Career Titles3 WTA, 1 WTA 125k, 5 ITF
Highest RankingWorld No. 5 (9 October 2019)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • The Fed Cup Heart Award in 2017
• The Tennis Canada Female Player of the Year Award in 2017
• Female Summer Athlete of the Year Award in 2019 at the 42nd Canadian Sport Awards
Records• First Canadian to win the US Open
• The first woman to win the US Open on her debut
• First Canadian to win a Singles Grand Slam event
• First Woman born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam Final
• First-person born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam
• She shares the record of playing the fewest Grand Slams (4) before winning a Grand Slam with Monica Seles
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 June 2000 (Friday)
Age (as in 2019)19 Years
BirthplaceMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityCanadian
HometownThornhill, Ontario, Canada
SchoolBill Crothers Secondary School, Markham, Canada
College/UniversityDid Not Attend
Educational QualificationHigh School Diploma
EthnicityRomanian
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [1]BTToronto
HobbiesYoga, Meditation, Listening to hip-hop music, Rescuing stray dogs
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Nicu Andreescu (Engineer)
Bianca Andreescu with her father Nicu Andreescu
Mother- Maria Andreescu (Chief Compliance Officer at an Investment firm)
Bianca Andreescu with her mother Maria Andreescu
SiblingsNone
Favourite Things
Favourite Tennis PlayerKim Clijsters, Simona Halep, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
Favourite Song"Unforgettable" by French Montana
Favourite SingerDrake
Favourite Movie"The Fault in Our Stars"
Favourite TV ShowGrey's Anatomy
Favourite Restaurant"360 The Restaurant" in CN Tower, Toronto, Canada

Bianca Andreescu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bianca Andreescu

  • Bianca Andreescu is a Canadian tennis player. She rose to fame when she won the Rogers Cup and the US Open against Serena Williams.
  • Her family is originally from Romania, but they immigrated to Canada in the 1990s.
  • She was born in Mississauga, Canada, but her family moved back to Romania to their parents’ native place a few years after her birth. Bianca also speaks fluent Romanian.

    Bianca Andreescu (Extreme Left) in her childhood with her parents

    Bianca Andreescu (Extreme Left) in her childhood with her parents

  • Her parents made her try several sports, but she liked tennis the best.
  • She started playing tennis regularly at the age of 7.

    Bianca Andreescu during her younger days

    Bianca Andreescu during her younger days

  • A few years later, her family moved back to Canada. She started playing tennis at the “Ontario Racquet Club” in Mississauga.
  • At the age of 11, Bianca got enrolled in Team Canada’s Under-14 National Training Centre in Toronto, Canada.Bianca Andreescu
  • She likes to be called by her middle name, Vanessa; as it was inspired by the 1984 Miss America, Vanessa Williams.
  • Her first breakthrough was in 2014 when she won the “Les Petits As” in France, which is one of the most prestigious Under-14 tournaments in the world. It was after this win that she got serious about pursuing tennis as a career. She also signed her first autograph and also did her first interview in France.

    Bianca Andreescu signing her first autograph

    Bianca Andreescu signing her first autograph

  • She won many other low-level tournaments in 2014, and she ended the year with winning the Orange Bowl in Florida.
  • In 2015, she made her International Tennis Federation (ITF) debut with the 25K Gatineau event, but she lost in the finals.
  • In December 2015, when she was just 15 years old, she became the first Canadian since 2009 to win the “Under-18 Orange Bowl”, which is a Grade-A tournament.

    Bianca Andreescu after winning the 2015 Orange Bowl

    Bianca Andreescu after winning the 2015 Orange Bowl

  • In 2016, Bianca won her first ITF title at the “2016 Challenger Banque Nationale de Gatineau”.
  • Bianca is good friends with the Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep. In 2016, Simona persuaded Bianca to turn pro as soon as possible. She also considers Simona as her idol.

    Bianca Andreescu with Simona Halep

    Bianca Andreescu with Simona Halep

  • In 2017, she won 2 “25K” titles. She also took part in the “Citi Open” in the United States. During her second round, she became the first player born in the 2000s to beat a Top 20 player, after she defeated World No. 13, Kristina Mladenovic.
  • The year 2019 proved to be a breakthrough year for Bianca. She won her first “WTA 125k” title at Newport Beach, US. She also reached the semifinals of the Mexican Open. This took her ranking to a career-best of World No. 60.

    Bianca Andreescu playing at the WTA 125k final

    Bianca Andreescu playing at the WTA 125k final

  • In March 2019, she defeated Angelique Kerber to win the 2019 “BNP Paribas Open” held in Indian Wells, California. It was her first WTA Tour title. It also improved her ranking to 24.

    Bianca Andreescu with her Paribas Open Trophy

    Bianca Andreescu with her Paribas Open Trophy

  • On 11 August 2019, she got the biggest victory of her career when she won the 2019 Rogers Cup (Canadian Open) against Serena Williams. It was a historic day as Bianca became the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open since 1969.

    Bianca Andreescu with her Rogers Cup Trophy

    Bianca Andreescu with her Rogers Cup Trophy

  • On 8 September 2019, she defeated Serena Williams again in the US Open. She also became the first Canadian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title, the first woman to win the US Open in her debut, and the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam tournament. This win also made her the World No. 5.

    Bianca Andreescu with her US Open Trophy

    Bianca Andreescu with her US Open Trophy

  • After her US Open victory, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, congratulated her on Twitter and stated that she made the whole country proud.

  • She has a pet dog named Coco. She often posts photos of her with her dog on her Instagram account. Her dog is often seen at the court when she plays. During the US Open final, her mother had her dog on her lap while she played.

    Bianca Andreescu with her dog Coco

    Bianca Andreescu with her dog Coco

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