#ShetheNorth: Bianca Andreescu is suddenly the most popular athlete in Canada

All eyes will be on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday (September 7) when she faces Serena Williams in the final of the U.S. Open

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      Mississauga's teenage tennis phenom, Bianca Andreescu, has beaten all seven Top 10 opponents that she's faced in her career.

      But the 19-year-old will face her most formidable challenge yet on Saturday (September 7) when she meets Serena Williams in the final of the U.S. Open.

      The mighty Williams has won six U.S. Open tournaments and 23 Grand Slam titles. If she beats Andreescu, she will tie Margaret Court for the reccord of 24.

      And a Canadian has never won a Grand Slam singles event.

      Andreescu's stunning come-from-behind win against Belinda Bencic in the semifinal has spurred the hashtag #ShetheNorth.

      Video: Watch highlights ofr Biana Andreescu's semi-final match against Belina Bencic.

      The Canadian has won 23 straight matches, including her victory over Williams in the Rogers Cup final in Toronto.

      That came after Williams withdrew with back spasms.

      Video: Watch Bianca Andreescu's Rogers Cup final match against Serena Williams.

      Andreescu's gracious response to Williams pulling out of the Rogers Cup final has endeared her to the tennis world.

      Williams's first U.S. Open win came in 1999, before Andreescu was born, when she defeated Martina Hingis in straight sets. Williams also won in 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

      Her last Grand Slam victory came in the Australian Open in 2017.

      Below, you can see what Canadians, including the prime minister, are saying about Andreescu's latest triumph.