Tags: Williams, Serena

Serena Williams vs. Bianca Andreescu: An Intergenerational Duel at the U.S. Open

[Live updates from the U.S. Open women’s final match, where Serena Williams is facing Bianca Andreescu] Serena Williams was 17 when she won her first Grand Slam singles title in 1999 at the United States Open. On Saturday, in the same stadium, she will try to prevent another fast-rising teenager — 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu —…

Serena Williams Lost, but Her Legacy Is Winning

It felt like destiny, like Serena Williams was playing with the caress of fate. Most everyone in the stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium expected her to win the United States Open on an electric Saturday afternoon. Most everyone thought that she would beat Bianca Andreescu, the talented but still inexperienced 19-year-old Canadian, little known outside…