Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu crushed two-times Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza 6-Zero 6-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Wednesday.
The 18-year-old match wildcard gained 83% of her first serve factors, greater than double that of the 20th-seeded Spaniard, and transformed 5 of her seven break-point alternatives within the 52-minute blow out.
Andreescu smashed a forehand winner on match level to seal the win and smiled earlier than shaking the hand of the 2016 French Open and 2017 Wimbledon champion.
She stated the important thing was not being intimidated and taking part in her recreation, which options ferocious groundstrokes, well-timed drop photographs and an abundance of velocity.
“I simply went on the market and went for it,” she advised reporters after the match. I did not deal with who was on the opposite aspect. It actually helped me. I caught to my ways, which was to place strain on her forehand, transfer her round, change rhythm like I all the time do, play my recreation.”
Andreescu has grown aware of victory of late with Wednesday’s success her 26th win of the 12 months, essentially the most of any WTA participant.
Subsequent up for the world quantity 60 is a gathering with both sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina or 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova, who play their quarter-final match in a while Wednesday.