Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys to win US Open title

Updated: Sep 10, 2017, 08:12 IST | ANI | New York

Sloane Stephens gave the United States something to smile about after dominating her opponent, Madison Keys to take the U.S. Open title on Sunday

Sloane Stephens of the United States poses with the championship trophy during the trophy presentation after the Women's Singles finals match on Day Thirteen of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Sloane Stephens defeated Madison Keys in the second set with a score of 6-3, 6-0. Pic/Getty Images/AFP
Sloane Stephens of the United States poses with the championship trophy during the trophy presentation after the Women's Singles finals match on Day Thirteen of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Sloane Stephens defeated Madison Keys in the second set with a score of 6-3, 6-0. Pic/Getty Images/AFP

Sloane Stephens gave the United States something to smile about after dominating her opponent, Madison Keys to take the U.S. Open title on Sunday.

The 24 year-old player took only 61 minutes to knock down her good friend and opponent by 6-3 6-0 after sitting out 11 months because of foot surgery.

Stephens played a wonderfully composed match making only six unforced errors.

Stephens, ranked 83 in the world coming into the fortnight ' although she has previously been as high as 12 where she became the lowest listed player to win a Major since the unranked Kim Clijsters returned from having a baby in 2009.

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