Bianca Andreescu Announces Exciting News for Canadian Tennis Fans With Her New Collaboration

Published 07/30/2021, 5:30 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)


2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has shared some exciting news for her fans in Canada. Notably, she has now collaborated with Amazon Canada and will tell fascinating tales over the summer through Alexa. 

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The 21-year-old Canadian announced the news on her Instagram handle. Moreover, she added stories to guide fans on how to interact with her through Alexa.

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Bianca Andreescu joins #AlexaSummer with Amazon Canada

At 19 years of age, Andreescu achieved one of the biggest titles in tennis, the US Open 2019. Not to forget, she defeated tennis queen Serena Williams in the final.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Bianca Andreescu of Canada reacts as she is interviewed by ESPN Reporter Tom Rinaldi during the trophy presentation ceremony after winning the Women’s Singles final against Serena Williams of the United States on day thirteen of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Afterwards, the Canadian star hit a slump with injuries, followed by the pandemic break, injuries, and was then tested positive with the virus. In essence, Andreescu has experienced the greatest and also the lowest moments in tennis.

Now, after more than a year’s break, the reigning Canadian Open champion returned to the WTA Tour for the 2021 season. Despite up and down results, Andreescu is slowly but steadily finding her rhythm.

All in all, she has a great many stories to tell about her journey so far. Therefore, the announcement has only made her fans happier.

She captioned, “I’m excited to announce my collaboration with @amazonca and @alexa99 to bring some true summer fun to all Canadians. Check out my stories for details on how you can unlock your #AlexaSummer and interact with me!”

Tennis-wise, Andreescu withdrew from the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020, citing lack of preparations as a reason. However, she is more than eager to represent her nation soon.

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Where will Andreescu play next on the WTA Tour?

Remarkably, the young Canadian will now have the pressure to defend her title at home. That is, Bianca will contest at the National Bank Open in Montreal in 10 days.

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Tennis – WTA 500 – Eastbourne International – Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne, Britain – June 23, 2021 Canada’s Bianca Vanessa Andreescu in action during her quarter-final match against Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Along with her, Japanese World No. 2 Naomi Osaka and two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep are also in the players’ field. Conversely, Venus and Serena Williams, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, and former World No. 1 Angelique Kerber will miss the tournament this year.

To sum up, the US Open Series is all set to kickstart soon and bring quality hard court tennis back. Only time will tell whose preparations will pay off and get them the US Open 2021 title.

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Will Bianca Andreescu repeat 2019 and take home the Rogers Cup and the US Open 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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