WTA Elite Trophy: Coco Vandeweghe begins campaign with win over Peng Shuai; Angelique Kerber loses opener
Vandeweghe, making her debut at the season-ending tournament, downed China’s number one player Peng Shuai 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 55 minutes at the Zhuhai Hengqin International Tennis Centre.
With American women sweeping the semi-finals to guarantee a home-grown winner, it has been a giddy fortnight for the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
The tough realities of the tour gave Sloane Stephens some perspective — talent alone may not yield titles. After all, the field is filled with talent — it’s the mental edge that makes the difference at this level, and Stephens showed that edge on Saturday.
US Open 2017: Pressure will be on Madison Keys because of her aggressive playing style, says Mats Wilander
“I would think the pressure is on Madison Keys because she’s lately been playing better and been in the top 10 this year," Mats Wilander
There will be nerves to conquer and glory to win as Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys take centrestage in front of their home crowd, which has noisily rallied behind them throughout the tournament.
Here's a close look at how Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens made it to the final of US Open 2017.
The intriguing US Open final features Keys and Stephens, two players who missed the start of the season while recovering from injuries but returned in spectacular style.
US Open 2017 final, Madison Keys vs Sloane Stephens: When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming
Here's all you need to know about watching the women's singles final of US Open 2017 between Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens.
US Open 2017: CoCo Vandeweghe admits she felt 'crummy' after being humbled by Madison Keys in semi-final
Vandeweghe, playing in her second Slam semi-final of the year after also progressing to the last-four at the Australian Open, was defeated in just 66 minutes.
Here are some photo highlights from the all-American women's semi-finals of US Open 2017.
US Open 2017: Madison Keys beats CoCo Vandeweghe to set up all-American final against Sloane Stephens
US 15th seed Keys routed US 20th seed CoCo Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-2 in 66 minutes to complete the first all-American US Open final since Serena Williams beat sister Venus in 2002.
Highlights US Open 2017, women's semi-finals: Madison Keys defeats CoCo Vandeweghe, Sloane Stephens ousts Venus Williams
There are four American women in the US Open semi-finals for the first time in 36 years. Follow our live blog for scores and updates from all matches on Day 11.
Karolina Pliskova's US Open quarter-final defeat on Wednesday ensured two-time Grand Slam winner Muguruza will become the 24th woman to top the rankings in WTA history.
Venus Williams will be the sentimental favourite when the 37-year-old takes on Sloane Stephens in one semi-final before Madison Keys battles it out with CoCo Vandeweghe in the other.
US Open 2017, Day 10 in quotes and stats: From Rafael Nadal's dating preferences to Pat Cash's Jedi mind trick
Here's a close look at some of the top quotes and numbers from Day 10 of US Open 2017.
US Open 2017, women's semi-finals preview: Venus Williams leads rare all-American charge in last-four
The US Open women’s semi-finals are an all-American extravaganza featuring Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe. Here's a preview of the last-four matches.
For the first time since 1981 when Tracy Austin, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Barbara Potter waved the Stars and Stripes, Americans grabbed all four semi-finals berths, guaranteeing one of them will hoist the trophy on Saturday.
Juan Martin del Potro to meet Rafael Nadal for place in US Open final; Madison Keys' win makes it all-American semis
Photos from Day 10 action at the US Open that saw Juan Martin del Potro, Rafael Nadal, Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys enter the semi-finals
US Open 2017: Juan Martin del Potro stuns Roger Federer in quarter-finals; to meet Rafael Nadal in semis
Juan Martin del Potro sensationally gatecrashed the US Open again on Wednesday, stunning five-champion Roger Federer and shattering hopes of a first New York showdown between the Swiss legend and Rafael Nadal.
US Open 2017: Semi-final spot caps Madison Keys' comeback run after second wrist surgery in 10 months
Madison Keys hit a low point in May and doubted she could ever win another tennis match. Now she's playing in the US Open semi-finals.