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Meet US Open women's finalists Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens

Last updated on: September 09, 2017 14:26 IST

Here is a player profile, a look at the form and records of American Madison Keys and compatriot Sloane Stephens ahead of Saturday's US Open final (prefix number denotes seeding)

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Madison Keys

IMAGE: Madison Keys. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Keys, armed with one of the most powerful forehands on the tour, dropped just three games to knock out compatriot CoCo Vandeweghe in the semi-finals.

 

The 22-year-old, who missed the first two months of the season with a wrist injury, has peaked at the right time after lifting the title in Stanford last month.

Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens

IMAGE: Sloane Stephens. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Stephens, who is returning from a long-term foot injury, has continued her remarkable revival at the US Open after reaching the semi-finals in Toronto and Cincinnati last month.

The 24-year-old produced a stellar performance to knock out two-time champion Venus Williams to reach her maiden grand slam final. 

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