The remarkable rise of teenager Bianca Andreescu lasted as reach the final four of the US Open and she came from a set down to sink Elise Mertens.
The 19-year-old has a very first grand slam semi-final look to her title for her Flushing Meadows draw debut, and has increased to 15 from the world at the onset of the year, after her stirring 3-6 6-2 6-3 victory on Wednesday.
Mertens had fallen only 16 games on her way to the eight years, and looked in control after from the first set, but the effective Canadian finally blew off her.
The 25th seed from Belgium, mertens, established a historical separation that she clinched the opening set by a professional and did not relinquish.
It turned out to be a beginning from Andreescu a psychological and fiery competition, however she broke early in the second just to quickly get back to level terms.
The child now found her range, and her voice, breaking more to select the set.
Andreescu was beginning to flag on a cluttered New York evening and taking swigs of water between things.
She needed to shorten the points along with her groundstrokes told on Mertens, that had been broken in game eight, and a thumping backhand down the line wrapped up the victory.
“This is really so crazy,” explained Andreescu. “A year ago I was in the qualifying round, and today with what I’ve accomplished this season I’m speechless.
“I want someone to pinch me now. Is this real life?
“I feel that the experience from playing these tremendous tournaments last year is just catching up.
“Elise played really well so I tried to remain calm. I got irritated. I told myself to stay calm and stick to the strategies.”
Andreescu and Belinda Bencic in Thursday night will play with with.
“It’s definitely not going to be easy,” added Andreescu. “She’s an extraordinary player but hopefully I can play my best tennis.”

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