Despite all expectations and the opinions of tennis expert Sloane Stephens defeated madison Keys in finals of 2017 US Open.
Faster than expected and extremely convincing, the 24 year old reached her first Grand Slam title.
The final result, 2-0 6-3,6-0.
It is said that for the big finale you need two sides to make it big. This time Flushing Meadows only saw one player and we have to say that in the history of Us open this was the most one-sided final.
Everything will be clear to you when we say that Sloane Stephens one after only 60 minutes of play.
If it was the first round this could be understood and additionally if she played against some rival from the qualifications or something like that.
Madison Keys was terrible, nervous, she did not had any creation. We might say that overall she was too frightened to jump in this Encounter. This will be a huge lesson for her. Text preparation are named after court.
After only 11 months since she had a complicated foot surgery sloane Stephens is on top of the world. 6 weeks ago before the Masters in Toronto she was at 957th place in the WTA standings. This must be like a fairytale for her.
“I should just retire now,” Stephens joked. “I told Maddie I’m never going to be able to top this. I mean, talk about a comeback.”
“I mean, things just have to come together,” Stephens said, “and the last six weeks, five weeks, they really have.”
There is one very interesting Circumstance surrounding this event. Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens are two of the closest friends to each other and this is something quite rare in today’s tennis. After the match thwey sat together side by side and talked like two girls on the playground.
“Sloane is truly one of my favorite people and to get to play her was really special. Obviously I didn’t play my best tennis today and was disappointed,” Keys said. “But Sloane, being the great friend that she is, was very supportive. And if there’s someone I have to lose to today, I’m glad it’s her.”
The two players shared the same destiny during the Australian Open when they have the skip that competition because of the surgeries. They were very supportive to each other, trying to overcome that tough part in their careers.
In the end they provided the the best possible finish of the season.
And above all they brought a little bit of humanity and every day fun in tennis.