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Sloane Stephens thrashes Madison Keys to claim incredible U.S. Open win

Sloane Stephens capped her remarkable run at the U.S. Open with a dominant victory over Madison Keys in the final at Flushing Meadows to clinch her first grand slam title.

Stephens had dropped as low as 957 in the world earlier this summer after undergoing foot surgery in January but stunned Venus Williams in the semifinal to set up a meeting of two players long considered the future of the American women’s game after 15th seed Keys overcame Coco Vandeweghe………….Read More

Muguruza routs would-be No. 1 Halep for Cincy title

Cincinnati (AFP) – Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza humbled second-ranked Simona Halep 6-1, 6-0 in Sunday’s final of the WTA Cincinnati Open, denying the Romanian the world number one spot in the process.

Sixth-seeded Spaniard Muguruza needed only 56 minutes to capture her second title of the year and her first in a US event, taking the $522,450 top prize in the last major US Open tuneup…………..Read More

2017 Wimbledon: Women’s bracket, schedule and scores

Prior to the start of the French Open, the rhetoric was that the women’s singles field was wide open due to the absence of Serena Williams and the lack of strong play from the top-seeded Angelique Kerber. In Wimbledon, the story was much the same…………..Read More

Garbiñe Muguruza ends Spanish women’s Wimbledon drought

Garbiñe Muguruza defeated five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on Saturday in straight sets to capture her second career Grand Slam and became the first Spanish woman to win a Wimbledon singles title since Conchita Martínez in 1994.

Fittingly, Martínez has helped coach the 23-year-old in the absence of her regular coach, Sam Sumyk…………….Read More