After French Open Disappointment, Bianca Andreescu Announces Exciting News Before Wimbledon Championships 2021

Published 06/10/2021, 10:11 AM EDT
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: Bianca Andreescu of Canada celebrates after winning her semi final game against Su-wei Hsieh of China at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)


Canadian former World No.4 Bianca Andreescu hadn’t seen much of a tennis court since her glorious 2019 US Open triumph. She marked her return at 2021 Australian Open but could not do much with her tennis racquet. Following that, she yet again suffered from injury and even contracted the coronavirus to hamper her comeback.

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Apr 3, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Bianca Andreescu of Canada retires due to injury in her match against Ashleigh Barty of Australia (not pictured) in the women’s singles final in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

So far in 2021, the 20-year-old has played five tournaments, including the Happy Slam. Regrettably, she also crashed out in the French Open 2021 in the opening round.

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However, Andreescu has now shown a positive sign ahead of the Wimbledon Championships 2021. It has also got tennis fans excited.

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Bianca Andreescu to play in Berlin ahead of Wimbledon

Unquestionably, the many setbacks have made it difficult for the young Canadian to keep herself motivated. Thus, it is fair to assume it is her first time after a long time playing fresh and healthy.

On her Instagram story, Andreescu shared a snapshot of her practicing on a grass court. She tagged the bett1open or the WTA 500 Berlin 2021 on the post.

Notably, the grass-court tournament in Germany is also marking her comeback on the WTA Tour after 2008. It was supposed to return last year but got canceled due to the pandemic.

Hence, it is good news for the tournament, the grass fans, and Bianca, too. But on the bitter side, World No.1 Ashleigh Barty and World No.2 Naomi Osaka withdrew from the event.

Considering the pullout, Andreescu has a huge opportunity to gain confidence before Wimbledon. She will be looking forward to winning her fourth WTA title in Berlin.

Bianca Andreescu of Canada serves in the Women’s Singles group match against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Day four of the 2019 WTA Finals at Shenzhen Bay Sports Center on October 30, 2019 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

The WTA 500 Berlin tournament will start on June 14 and run until June 20. Chiefly, the Wimbledon Championships begin on June 28.

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Andreescu’s 2021 season so far

Despite playing fewer tournaments, Bianca showed considerable courage on the court. She reached the Phillip Island Trophy semifinal and Miami Open final.

As a lead-up for Roland-Garros, the Canadian also participated in Parma. She made it into the last eight there but withdrew due to the risk of injury.

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Ultimately, Andreescu is looking ready for the grass-court swing and will hope to see through the entire 2021 season without any hindrance. Fans are also behind her to begin her resurgence.

Do you think Andreecu will be a threat for the Wimbledon Championships 2021 title?

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Purav Joshi

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Purav Joshi is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 500 tennis articles.

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