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Bianca Andreescu withdraws from US Open after Nike pulls advertising from her tweet

Bianca Andreescu withdraws from US Open after Nike pulls advertising from her tweet

Bianca Andreescu gives Nike a dressing down at US Open before issuing apology: ‘It was wrong. It was not like I was stealing somebody’s shoe’

Bianca Andreescu is still seething after Nike decided to pull its advertising from her controversial tweet after the US Open.

In a new interview with ESPN, the 15-year-old announced that she is withdrawing from the US Open after Nike made her the target of a scathing response, sparking a global uproar.

“The way Nike treated me was wrong,” the 15-year-old tennis star said. “It was not like Nike was stealing somebody’s shoe. So for them to say it was wrong, the whole thing was just wrong. It was not like I was stealing somebody’s shoe. That’s all.”

Bianca Andreescu is set to take a break from tennis after the US Open

Nike made Andreescu the subject of a very public spat after she made a controversial public remark regarding the size of Nike’s marketing during the women’s final of the US Open.

The company had decided to withdraw all marketing of its apparel from the tournament, after reports of Nike shoes being sold outside of the US, which sparked outrage from fans and US Open officials.

Andreescu first made a post on Twitter on September 17. She was then quoted in a story on the Washington Post’s website saying: “Some Nike shoes are very, very small. I could fit into the smallest pair of Nike shoes you have ever seen, but they look too big on me. Nike makes these shoes too big.”

Andreescu didn’t back down from her comment once she made it public. It sparked a swift reaction from fans, who were quick to mock Andreescu’s post and her size-related comments.

“It was the worst and most immature thing ever.”

Andreescu was asked when she started playing tennis. She replied: “I don’t have any idea. I think I just started playing when I was, I don’t know, like seven or eight or something.”

When asked why her response to Nike’s marketing was so controversial, Andreescu explained: “I’m not, like, a fashion model. Like anybody. I mean, I think everybody is different and I think everybody

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