Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Bianca Andreescu Advances to Final at Saguenay Challenger

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Bianca Andreescu Advances to Final at Saguenay Challenger

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Andreescu reaches final at Saguenay Challenger

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SAGUENAY, Que. - Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu is a victory away from claiming the Saguenay National Bank Challenger.

The 16-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., beat second-seeded American Jennifer Brady 7-6(4), 3-6, 7-6(5) on Saturday in the tournament semifinals despite not breaking her opponent's serve once.

The match was a long one, going over two hours 30 minutes.

"During the match I just tried to fight until the end even though I don't think I played my best tennis and I am very happy to be in the final," Andreescu said.

The junior world No. 7 will be looking to win her second pro title after being crowned champion of the Gatineau National Bank Challenger this summer when she faces American Catherine Bellis in Sunday's final. …

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