"I've watched (Williams) play my whole life," she said. "She's a champion and she's an inspiration on and off the court. So having those words come out of her mouth about me is pretty damn awesome."
Teenager Andreescu hailed for play, poise ahead of US Open
"I'm speechless right now. I'm the first Canadian who got to the finals and has won this tournament since 1969," Andreescu said after being presented with the Rogers Cup trophy in an on-court ceremony.
Serena Williams retires from match because of injury as Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup