Prasad Panda, Minister of Infrastructure, issued the following statement acknowledging Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu’s historic win of the U.S. Open:
“Alberta is proud to celebrate Bianca Andreescu’s victory at the U.S. Open. This was a historic moment for Canada and Canadian tennis, and one we should take pride in.
“In honour of Ms. Andreescu’s achievement and to recognize her as the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title at the U.S. Open, the Alberta legislature is lit up red and white this evening.
“Congratulations, Ms. Andreescu. You are an inspiration for all Albertans.”