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It hasn’t really sunk in: Bianca Andreescu on her US Open triumph

first_img Reuters New YorkSeptember 10, 2019UPDATED: September 10, 2019 10:07 IST Bianca Andreescu had a trophy photoshoot atop Rockefeller Center and appeared on several US morning shows (@Bandreescu_ Twitter)HIGHLIGHTS19-year-old Bianca Andreescu stunned Serena Williams in the US Open women’s singles final on SaturdaySerena was eyeing her 24th Grand Slam singles title but was denied the chance by AndreescuWith the win, Andreescu has jumped to a career-high fifth in the world rankingsCanadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, who upstaged tennis great Serena Williams in the US Open final to win her maiden Grand Slam title, said she was not done yet during a whirlwind media tour on Monday.Since claiming the title in her US Open main draw debut, Andreescu has had a trophy photoshoot atop Rockefeller Center and appeared on several US morning shows in New York to discuss her breakthrough win.”I never thought it would be this hectic, but I’m not complaining,” Andreescu, 19, said on Good Morning America. “This is truly an amazing accomplishment, but I could definitely get used to this feeling. I’m not done yet.”Andreescu produced a bold and brilliant performance on Saturday to secure a 6-3 7-5 win and deny former world number one Williams from a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title.Pure blissLet the moment soak in, @Bandreescu_…#USOpen | #WomenWorthWatching pic.twitter.com/pxGAy9AlTxUS Open Tennis (@usopen) September 7, 2019With the win, Andreescu has jumped to a career-high fifth in the world rankings a year after sitting outside the top 200 when she was an unknown quantity to most in her home country.But Andreescu will now have to get used to her celebrity status as she is headline news back home.”It hasn’t really sunk in,” Andreescu said on Live with Kelly & Ryan. “I didn’t really have the time to just see what’s happening in my life right now. It’s been a crazy year for me, and being able to hold this trophy is pretty awesome.”advertisementAndreescu, who also appeared on the “Today” show, ABC’s “The View” and “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon to discuss her US Open win, said she has spent plenty of time reflecting on her journey to the US Open title.Tune in tonight @fallontonight!! It was so fun being on the show. You’re even more awesome in person @jimmyfallon pic.twitter.com/QpaWKF5ietBianca (@Bandreescu_) September 10, 2019″I started playing tennis at the age of seven, and ever since then I’ve been dreaming of this moment,” Andreescu told Good Morning America.”I mean, it’s another story for it to actually happen. So I’m just, like, truly blessed right now.”Also Read | Been a goal of mine to inspire Canadian athletes: US Open champion Bianca AndreescuAlso Read | Canadians embrace #SheTheNorth after Bianca Andreescu’s US Open 2019 winAlso Read | Who is Bianca Andreescu? 19-year-old Canadian immigrant who stunned SerenaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Bianca AndreescuFollow US OpenFollow Serena Williams Next It hasn’t really sunk in: Bianca Andreescu on her US Open triumphBianca Andreescu produced a bold and brilliant performance in the US Open women’s singles final to secure a 6-3 7-5 win and deny Serena Williams a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title on Saturday.advertisementlast_img read more

Essaouira Signs Tourism Deal with Shengzhou China at Tea Conference

Rabat – Essaouira and Shengzhou, a city in eastern China, signed a memorandum of cooperation on Friday, March 22, to promote friendship, cooperation, and exchanges of experience in areas such as tourism, culture, transport, the environment, and digital technology.Hicham Jabari, the mayor of Essaouira, and Yan Gang, the mayor of Shengzhou, signed the agreement at the first International Shaoxing (Shengzhou) Green Tea Conference. Trade between China and Essaouira dates back to the 18th century, when Chinese tea arrived in Essaouira and then was distributed to other ports in Morocco and West Africa, Jabbari said. Jabbari also mentioned other cooperation prospects for Essaouira, one of Morocco’s most popular beach cities. “We are thinking of the city of Essaouira as an ecological city, and we are thinking of a framework for cooperation to lead to the adoption of electric buses” in Essaouira.In a speech at the opening of the conference, Mourad El Ayachi, Morocco’s deputy ambassador to China, welcomed the signing of the memorandum.El Ayachi stressed the importance of developing economic and cultural interactions between the two cities, improving mutual exchanges and creating conditions for “win-win” cooperation.He also referred to the long-standing friendship between the peoples of the two countries, which dates back to the 14th century, during the visit of the Moroccan traveller Ibn Battuta to China.Morocco, the world’s largest importer of green tea in 2017, accounted for 25 percent of the total export volume of the tea industry in China, according to Moroccan news outlet Medi 1. read more