Unseeded Sloane Stephens Wins Women's US Open
September 10 , 2017
Unseeded Sloane Stephens wins the women’s US Open in straight sets (6-3, 6-0) against 15th seeded Madison Keys at Flushing’s (New York) Arthur Ashe Stadium. This is only the second instance in the history of US Open when both the opponents in the final are first time finalists. 24 year old Stephens was sidelined for 11 months due to a foot injury and made her comeback during Wimbledon after a surgery in January. She started her US Open Series campaign with the rank of 957 and jumped over 900 spots in a month’s time. Before winning the title her world ranking was 83.