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Sloane Stephens Dispatches Madison Keys to Win First US Open Title (WATCH)

*Flushing, New York – Sloane Stephens has done the unthinkable. She came back from a months long injury layoff and won her first Grand Slam at the 2017 US Open. Not only did she win it, but she won it in convincing fashion, 6-3, 6-0, against her otherwise capable friend and “sister,” Madison Keys. Sloane […]

Soul of the US Open: Black Girls Rock in New York

*Black girls are rocking in New York. Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens, and Madison Keys, have all outlasted most of their WTA peers and lead the short list of Americans still in this year’s US Open. Normally, Serena Williams is the lone flag bearer at this late stage of the tournament, but she’s obviously left the […]

Soul of the US Open: Win, Win for Williamses; Stephens, Keys Continue to Roll

*Serena Williams has given birth to a healthy, 6lb,13oz baby girl. She went into labor during Labor Day weekend, during the US Open, as Venus Williams was preparing to take to Ashe to play her third round match against Maria Sakkari (GRE). Its her style to do everything big and this was no different. “I’m […]

SOUL OF THE US OPEN: 2017 Tourney Absent Serena Williams but Still ‘Got Soul’

*Serena Williams owns the US Open. Heck, she owns women’s tennis, but I digress. She won her first Grand Slam trophy here in New York and went on to collect five more. The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY is who’s house? It’s Serena’s house. But Serena’s not in the house this year. […]