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Mississauga to host rally for U.S. Open winner Bianca Andreescu

Last Updated Sep 15, 2019 at 11:59 am PDT

U.S. Open women's singles champion Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center in New York on Sept. 8, 2019. EPA/John G. Mabanglo

MISSISSAUGA (NEWS 1130) – The City of Mississauga will be going all out to celebrate U.S. Open winner and hometown tennis star Bianca Andreescu Sunday, Sept. 15.

The city has announced they will be hosting a #SheTheNorth rally for the 19-year-old tennis star to celebrate her historic win.

Andreescu became the first Canadian to win a grand slam singles title after beating Serena Williams last Saturday in New York City.

The public rally will take place in Celebration Square starting at 4:30 p.m. and will include the unveiling of a street sign named in honour of Andreescu, called “Andreescu Way.”