Photo: Graham Hughes The canadian Press
Bianca Andreescu, who is younger than 18 years of age, had surprised observers on Thursday by eliminating the favorite of the tournament, Caroline Wozniacki.
The Canadian Bianca Andreescu has caused another surprise on Friday by eliminating the legendary American Venus Williams in the quarter-finals of the tournament of the tennis ASB Auckland, New Zealand.
The Ontario girl who occupies 152nd rank in the world rankings of the WTA tour, has disposed of his rival in three sets, 6-7 (1), 6-1 and 6-3. It has dominated the player 20 years his senior in the points earned in the first and second serve, while winning nine balls from breakage.
Venus Williams was ranked sixth favorite of the tournament.
Bianca Andreescu, who is younger than 18 years of age, had surprised observers on Thursday by eliminating the favorite of the tournament, the Danish Caroline Wozniacki.
Thanks to his victory in Friday Bianca Andreescu qualifies for the semi-finals. She will meet the winner of the match between the third seed Su-Wei Hsieh, Taiwan, and spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo.
The other game is against the German Julia Georges, who defeated the Quebecer Eugenie Bouchard in the quarter-finals, and Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia.