Sloane Stephens Wins First Grand Slam Title At US Open

How about some #BlackGirlMagic to start your week off right?

Saturday Sloane Stephens defeated Madison Keys at Queens’ Arthur Ashe Stadium to win the US Open, her first Grand Slam title against her friend and former Olympics teammate.

She shared her excitement on Instagram simply stating:

“2017 US OPEN CHAMPION #GRATEFUL.”

2017 US OPEN CHAMPION #GRATEFUL

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Stephens claimed victory in spite a troubling year with, what some considered, a “career-changing injury.” She was off the court for 11 months following a stress fracture in her left foot, which resulted in surgery. Stephens returned to the sport in July and was ranked 957 as late as last month.

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