Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup as Serena Williams retires hurt | Tennis News |

Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup as Serena Williams retires hurt | Tennis News |

Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup as Serena Williams retires hurt | Tennis News |

A tearful Serena Williams was consoled by the Canadian teenager

Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian winner of the Rogers Cup in the Open era after Serena Williams was forced to retire during the early exchanges of the final in Toronto.

Hometown favourite Andreescu gave the Canadian faithful plenty of reasons to get excited as she progressed to her third WTA final of the season against the 23-time grand slam champion.

Williams was under pressure from the start as she survived break point in the opening game of the match before Andreescu surged into a 3-1 lead inside 19 minutes.

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