Born on June 16, 2000, in Mississauga, Canada, Bianca Vanessa Andreescu is a Canadian professional tennis player.
The 22-year-old tennis player is the highest-ranked Canadian in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association. She has a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the world.
At the US Open and the Canadian Open in 2019, Andreescu was the champion. She defeated Serena Williams to win both titles.
She is the first to win the Canadian Open in 50 years, and the first Canadian tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title.
Since Maria Sharapova in 2006, she was the first player to win a Grand Slam singles title as a teenager.
Andreescu, who has strong support from both Canadian and Romanian fanbases, style of play combines power with variety and has been widely regarded as “fun to watch” by tennis commentators and journalists.
Bianca Andreescu Parents: Maria Andreescu, Nicu Andreescu
Bianca Andreescu was born on June 16, 2000, in Mississauga, Canada, to her parents Maria and Nicu Andreescu.
In 1994, Bianca’s parents emigrated from Romania to Canada when her father accepted a job in the country.
Nicu, Bianca’s father, works as a mechanical engineer at an automotive company, while her mother, Maria, had worked at a bank in Romania.
When Bianca was six years old, her family moved back to Romania so that her mother could start a business in their home country.
They closed the business after two and a half years of operating and returned to Canada. Bianca’s mother has since worked as the chief compliance officer at a financial services company.