#BlackGirlMagic Sloane Stephens Wins The U.S. Open

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Sloane Stephens Wins U.S. Open

Sloane Stephens just did what detractors thought was unthinkable; she won the U.S. Open. The 24-year-old who was ranked 957th last month and had foot surgery in January, beat the No. 15-seeded Madison Keys, 6-3, 6-0, in just 61 minutes in the U.S. Open final.

Stephens herself called her win “impossible” as she accepted her trophy and $3.7 million US Open check with a shocked expression on her face.

““I should just retire now,” said Stephens. “I told Maddie [Madison Keys] I’m never going to be able to top this. I mean, talk about a comeback.”

According to The New York Times, Stephens is the first American woman not named Venus or Serena Williams to win a Grand Slam singles title since Jennifer Capriati at the 2002 Australian Open.

#BlackGirlMagic indeed!

Congrats Sloane!

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