U.S. Open Winner Bianca Andreescu gets the royal treatment from Dennis Basso

GAME, SET, MATCH: U.S. Open Winner Bianca Andreescu is the toast of the town, and Dennis Basso was among the first to reward her. The designer opened his Madison Avenue store Sunday to allow the 19-year-old Canadian to choose outfits for three TV appearances Monday.

The breakout tennis star started Monday on ABC’s “Live With Kelly and Ryan,” then it was a trip to “The View” and she planned to cap off the night on NBC’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Basso connected with Andreescu via hairstylist Julien Farel, who serves as the U.S. Open’s official on-site stylist and will do the honors for Basso’s runway models on Wednesday. “Julien called me and said, ‘I think this is a perfect match.’ We connected and she loved the Dennis Basso collection,” the designer said.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1115 -- Pictured: US Open Women's Singles champion Bianca Andreescu arrives to the show on September 9, 2019 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2019 -- US Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy at the Top of the Rock in Rockefeller Center in New York, the United States, Sept. 8, 2019. (Photo by Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Liu Jie via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - SEPTEMBER 7: Bianca Andreescu of Canada poses with the trophy after her US Open Championships women's singles final match against Serena Williams (not seen) of USA at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, United States on September 7, 2019. (Photo by Lev Radin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2019/09/07: Bianca Andreescu (Canada) poses with trophy after winning womens final match at US Open Championships against Serena Williams (USA) at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2019 -- Bianca Andreescu R of Canada and Serena Williams of the United States pose during the awarding ceremony after the women's singles final match between Bianca Andreescu of Canada and Serena Williams of the United States at the 2019 US Open in New York, the United States, Sept. 7, 2019. (Photo by Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Liu Jie via Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOW, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Bianca Andreescu (CAN) being interviewed by ESPN reporter Tom Renaldi after winning the US Open Women's singles title on September 7, 2019, at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, NY. (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOW, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Bianca Andreescu (CAN) in action during her US Open Women's singles title on September 7, 2019, at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, NY. (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
2019 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Thirteen. Winner Bianca Andreescu of Canada is hugged at the net by Serena Williams of the United States after the Women's Singles Final on Arthur Ashe Stadium during the 2019 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7th, 2019 in Flushing, Queens, New York City. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Bianca Andreescu of Canada celebrates winning the Women's Singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States on day thirteen of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 07, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 11: Bianca Andreescu (CAN) poses with the championship trophy after winning the Rogers Cup tennis tournament final on August 11, 2019, at Aviva Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Photo by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 11: Bianca Andreescu (CAN) lifts the championship trophy after winning the Rogers Cup tennis tournament final on August 11, 2019, at Aviva Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Photo by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 09: Bianca Andreescu (CAN) in action during the quarter final match against Karolina Pliskova (CZE) on August 9, 2019 at Aviva Centre in Toronto, ON. (Photo by Gerry Angus/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Bianca Andreescu on Monday, September 9, 2019 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Andreescu, a Nike-sponsored athlete, chose the Canadian label Maison Marie Saint Pierre for a dress for her official U.S. Open portrait. Tennis fans can find that $1,050 off-the-shoulder look at the brand’s 1,000-square-foot pop-up store at 249 Church Street. Executives at the company first reached out after the teenager upset Williams at the Roger’s Cup earlier this year.

But back to Basso. Andreescu isn’t the only notable that he has reached out to recently. His artist friend Ashley Longshore has hand-painted the gazar cape that she will wear to close his runway show, as well as the white Ralph Lauren jeans that the designer will sport for his final bow. The pair met three years ago at the Cal-a-Vie in San Diego, or as Basso described it, “One curvy girl and one curvy boy met at a spa. We became instant friends. The following week she was doing the Bergdorf Goodman windows.”

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30. Goran Ivanisevic — $19,878,007

Nationality: Croatian

Grand Slam titles: 1 (Wimbledon)

Overall titles: 22

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29. Stefan Edberg — $20,630,941

Nationality: Swedish

Grand Slam titles: 6 (2 Australian, 2 Wimbledon, 2 US Open)

Overall titles: 41

(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

28. Andy Roddick — $20,640,030

Nationality: American

Grand Slam titles: 1 (US Open)

Overall titles: 32

(REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

27. Lleyton Hewitt — $20,849,000

Nationality: Australian

Grand Slam titles: 2 (1 Wimbledon, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 30

(Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

26. Justine Henin — $20,863,335

Nationality: Belgian

Grand Slam titles: 7 (1 Australian Open, 4 French Open, 2 US Open)

Overall titles: 43

(REUTERS/Toby Melville)

25. Ivan Lendl — $21,262,417

Nationality: Czech and American

Grand Slam titles: 8 (2 Australian Open, 3 French Open, 3 US Open)

Overall titles: 94

(Photo by Alberto Pezzali/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

24. Martina Navratilova — $21,626,089

Nationality: Czech and American

Grand Slam titles: 18 (9 Wimbledon, 4 US Open, 3 Australian Open, 2 French Open)

Overall titles: 167

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23. Steffi Graf — $21,895,277

Nationality: German

Grand Slam titles: 22 (7 Wimbledon, 6 French Open, 5 US Open, 4 Australian Open)

Overall titles: 107

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22. Lindsay Davenport — $22,166,338

Nationality: American

Grand Slam titles: 3 (1 Australian, 1 Wimbledon, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 55

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21. Yevgeny Kafelnikov — $23,883,797

Nationality: Russian

Grand Slam titles: 2 (1 Australian, 1 French Open)

Overall titles: 26

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20. Svetlana Kuznetsova — $24,484,712

Nationality: Russian

Grand Slam titles: 2 (1 French Open, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 18

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19. Kim Clijsters — $24,442,340

Nationality: Belgian

Grand Slam titles: 4 (3 US Open, 1 Australian Open)

Overall titles: 41

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18. Martina Hingis — $24,749,074

Nationality: Swiss

Grand Slam titles: 5 (3 Australian Open, 1 Wimbledon, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 43

(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

17. Boris Becker — $25,080,956

Nationality: German

Grand Slam titles: 6 (3 Wimbledon, 2 Australian, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 49

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16. Petra Kvitová — $26,983,358

Nationality: Czech

Grand Slam titles: 2 (2 Wimbledon)

Overall titles: 25

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15. Agnieszka Radwańska — $27,626,407

Nationality: Polish

Grand Slam titles: 0

Overall titles: 20

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14. Tomas Berdych — $28,931,999

Nationality: Czech

Grand Slam titles: 0

Overall titles: 13

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13. Victoria Azarenka — $29,088,041

Nationality: Belarusian

Grand Slam titles: 2 (2 Australian Open)

Overall titles: 20

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

12. Caroline Wozniacki — $30,880,173

Nationality: Danish

Grand Slam titles: 1 (Australian Open)

Overall titles: 29

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11. Andre Agassi — $31,152,975

Nationality: American

Grand Slam titles: 8 (4 Australian Open, 2 US Open, 1 Wimbledon, 1 French Open)

Overall titles: 60

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10. Stan Wawrinka — $31,378,297

Nationality: Swiss

Grand Slam titles: 3 (1 Australian Open, 1 French Open, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 16

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9. David Ferrer — $31,230,696

Nationality: Spanish

Grand Slam titles: 0

Overall titles: 27

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8. Maria Sharapova — $38,076,119

Nationality: Russian

Grand Slam titles: 5 (2 French Open, 1 Wimbledon, 1 US Open, 1 Australian Open)

Overall titles: 36

(Photo by Chaz Niell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

7. Venus Williams — $40,775,048

Nationality: American

Grand Slam titles: 7 (5 Wimbledon, 2 US Open)

Overall titles: 49

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6. Pete Sampras — $43,280,489

Nationality: American

Grand Slam titles: 14 (7 Wimbledon, 5 U.S. Open, 2 Australian Open)

Overall titles: 64

(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for IPTL 2014)

5. Andy Murray — $60,931,985

Nationality: Scottish

Grand Slam titles: 3 (2 Wimbledon, 1 US Open)

Overall titles: 45

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4. Serena Williams — $86,383,301

Nationality: American

Grand Slam titles: 23 (7 Wimbledon, 7 Australian, 6 US Open, 3 French Open)

Overall titles: 72

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3. Rafael Nadal — $102,326,975

Nationality: Spanish

Grand Slam titles: 17 (11 French Open, 2 Wimbledon, 3 US Open, 1 Australian Open)

Overall titles: 80

(Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

2. Novak Djokovic — $115,310,890

Nationality: Serbian

Grand Slam titles: 13 (6 Australian Open, 4 Wimbledon, 2 US Open, 1 French Open)

Overall titles: 70

(Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

1. Roger Federer — $117,507,812

Nationality: Swiss

Grand Slam titles: 20 (8 Wimbledon, 5 US Open, 6 Australian Open, 1 French Open)

Overall titles: 98

(Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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Interestingly, the inspiration for Wednesday’s show was American resorts and powerful women who loved fashion — more specifically the late Jayne Wrightsman. The idea that she and Longshore are two extreme opposites in style, figure types and personalities, but shared a certain strength appealed to Basso. While Wrightsman was a wisp of a woman and Longacre is “curvy as all curvy,” the combination is meant to celebrate inclusivity, the designer said. “Ashley is going to walk down that runway looking just as good and representing another kind of woman.”

The disparity between the artist and the U.S. Open winner is in synch with his #DBgirl, Basso said.

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