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Comeback queens of NY seek US Open glory

Comeback queens of NY seek US Open glory”

No man has won the U.S. Open title without dropping a set in the Open era.

Stephens. well, she has won a few tournaments and had some moderate success, but overall, she hasn't exactly lived up to the huge hype she earned from her time in Melbourne.

After being sidelined for months, Stephens underwent foot surgery last February, aiming for a summer comeback. This is already his best US Open result.

But then, Stephens was all like, "I'M BACKKKKKKKKKKK!" Although she lost to top-10 players Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, respectively, it was clear that we were looking at a rejuvenated and finally healthy Stephens. She entered the event ranked at No. 83 on the WTA tour, but hasn't let that stand in the way of her brilliant run to Grand Slam success.

"Just play and have fun", she said. "I think my coach is probably crying".

This is what happened, indeed.

Williams reached her third major semifinal of the season - something she last did 15 years ago - by edging two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) on Tuesday night to a soundtrack of thunderous partisan support under a closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

The American has now reached only her second Grand Slam semifinal, with her first coming back at the 2013 Australian Open; this is also the first time she had ever reached the last eight at Flushing Meadows. In 2002, she participated in three Grand Slam finals, losing each to her younger sister Serena.

"It's been a great two weeks for American tennis". The U.S. had a chance to claim all four spots, with No. 15 Madison Keys and 20th-seeded CoCo Vandeweghe playing their quarterfinal matches Wednesday. The American lost the mini break due to a forehand error, though an error by the 16th seed and a final backhand victor saw Stephens make the last four. She revealed Tuesday that her time off made her realize just how much she loves the sport. Assuming you've come to your senses - and I barely have - here's what we have on the table today. "I really love playing tennis".

I can't tell you whom to root for on Thursday, and frankly, you can't go wrong either way.

Sidelined from tennis for almost a year and unsure what she could accomplish just last month, the unseeded American advanced to face the victor of the match between Grand Slam champions Venus Williams and Petra Kvitova on Tuesday night. Welcome back to the big leagues, Sloane.



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