Unless you were living under a rock, you should know Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian singles player to advance to a US Open final!
The social media world erupted after the historic win. Here are some of the many reactions.
All I have to say is #SheTheNorth.
Yes, @Bandreescu_, this is definitely REAL LIFE! 🇨🇦🙌
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 6, 2019
The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Twitter to express his and the country’s support for the 19 year old from Mississauga.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) September 6, 2019
Canadian legend and basketball hall-of-famer Steve Nash kept it short and sweet during Andreescu’s semi-final match against Belinda Bencic Thursday night.
Cold blooded 🥶🌬@Bandreescu_
— Steve Nash (@SteveNash) September 6, 2019
The US Open final will be a rematch of the Rogers Cup final between Andreescu and Serena Williams.
The G.O.A.T isn’t just a fan of the Canadian’s game, but also – perhaps more importantly – the person.
🇺🇸 Serena Williams on 🇨🇦 Bianca Andreescu:
"She really knows how to mix up the game & play different shots in different ways. Above all, I just like her as a person. She's amazing."https://t.co/UQ6tTUHQBu
— Mark Masters (@markhmasters) September 6, 2019
Just in case you forget, this is why Serena respects the 19 year old so much.
Andreescu is already inspiring other athletes, such as basketball star Kia Nurse.
I’m throwing fist pumps all game tomorrow hoping it’ll make me like @Bandreescu_ my goodness she’s so legit!!!!
— Kia Nurse (@KayNurse11) September 6, 2019
The legendary Billie Jean King knows how good Bianca is.
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) September 6, 2019
A perfect way to motivate oneself – and it paid off for the current World No. 15, who will crack the Top 10 next week regardless of the result in the final.
"When I was 16, after I won the Orange Bowl title, I remember I wrote myself a check of this tournament, winning the tournament obviously. Ever since that moment, I just kept visualizing that.
"If that can happen on Saturday, then that would be pretty cool.”
– Bianca Andreescu pic.twitter.com/NoYOek3e2a
— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) September 6, 2019
As motivation, Bianca Andreescu first wrote herself a check for the #USOpen prize money amount years ago, and updates it to reflect the champion’s haul each year.
She’s one win away from being able to deposit a whole lot of money.
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) September 6, 2019
Pretty insane to think Bianca wasn’t even born when Serena captured her first Grand Slam title in 1999.
Massive Serena Williams spread in the New York Post today.
There’s 🇨🇦Bianca Andreescu, too.
They’ll meet in the #USOpen Final here on Saturday afternoon.
Williams won her first title 20 years ago. Andreescu wasn’t even born yet. pic.twitter.com/xJapslxXQB
— Devin Heroux (@Devin_Heroux) September 6, 2019
From World No. 152 to the Top 10! Andreescu’s reaction was amazing.
— CBC Sports (@cbcsports) August 31, 2019
This historic run has even inspirited hockey players on the Toronto Maple Leafs.
— TSN (@TSN_Sports) September 6, 2019
(Feature Photo: Mauricio Paiz)