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Andreescu beats Serena in New York for first major

New York (CNN)Bianca Andreescu just doesn't know how to lose a tennis match these days while Serena Williams suddenly is struggling to win a grand slam final. Andreescu became Canada's first ever grand slam singles champion and at 19, the first teen to win a major since Maria Sharapova 13 years ago. She beat Williams 6-3, 7-5 in Saturday's US Open final that went off without a hitch after the 2018 controversy. Twelve months ago, Williams clashed with chair umpire Carlos Ramos in a loss to Naomi Osaka and was docked a point, sparking a debate about sexism in tennis. Most of the 24,000 in attendance last year were passionately rooting for Williams, the home favorite, and that didn't change Saturday. But Williams again finished as the runner- ...
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