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US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys to win title


Unseeded Sloane Stephens completed a spectacular return from injury by beating fellow American Madison Keys to win the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Stephens, ranked 83rd, beat 15th seed Keys 6-3 6-0 in the final. The 24-year-old was ranked as low as 957th six weeks ago, having only returned from 11 months out with a foot injury at Wimbledon. She ...

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US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Venus Williams to reach final


Unseeded Sloane Stephens held her nerve to beat Venus Williams in three sets and set up a US Open final against fellow American Madison Keys. Stephens, ranked 83rd after recently returning from injury, won 6-1 0-6 7-5 in the first semi-final in New York. In another all-US contest, 15th seed Keys then beat compatriot Coco Vandeweghe 6-1 6-2. Both Stephens ...

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US Open 2017: Madison Keys beats Kaia Kanepi to reach semi-finals

Madison Keys reached the Australian Open semi-final in 2015 (Image credit: Reuters)

Madison Keys outplayed Kaia Kanepi to complete an all-American line-up in the US Open women’s semi-finals. The 15th seed won 6-3 6-3 to join Coco Vandeweghe, Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens in the last four. It is the first time since 1981 that four American women have made the semi-finals in New York, and the first time anywhere since Wimbledon ...

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Maria Sharapova knocked out of US Open by Anastasija Sevastova

Sharapova, who won the 2006 US Open, was given a wildcard to play in New York (Image credit: AFP)

Maria Sharapova’s first Grand Slam tournament in 19 months ended with defeat by Anastasija Sevastova in the US Open fourth round. Latvia’s Sevastova, the 16th seed, won 5-7 6-4 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals in New York. The 27-year-old will play Sloane Stephens in the quarter-finals, after the American beat Julia Goerges. Sharapova, ranked 146th after returning from a doping ...

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