Andreescu defeats Townsend to reach US Open quarter-finals

Madiha Shakeel September 3, 2019

NEW YORK: Canadian 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu advanced to the US Open quarter-finals early Tuesday morning by defeating 116th-ranked US qualifier Taylor Townsend 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.

The 15th-seeded Andreescu, a champion this year at Toronto and Indian Wells, booked a spot in a Wednesday quarter-final against Belgian 25th seed Elise Mertens, whom she has never faced.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2019

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