Andreescu to defend U.S. Open title

6/18/2020 12:29:27 PM EST

Canadian Bianca Andreescu will defend her U.S. Open title.

Andreescu, who turned 20 on Tuesday, defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 last September to claim her first Grand Slam title.

The 2020 competition will be held behind closed doors at Flushing Meadows from Aug. 31-Sept. 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"I have no doubt that the USTA has come up with the best plan to ensure our safety as we look forward to the return of tennis in 2020," the world No. 6 wrote Wednesday on Twitter.

Andreescu's announcement came just hours after Williams confirmed she will be seeking her seventh U.S. Open singles title.

--Field Level Media

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