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Madison Keys vs Sloane Stephens, U.S Open Final Preview + Prediction

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• Final Preview + Prediction
πŸ† (15) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Madison Keys vs πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Sloane Stephens

The new generation is here! Two African American women are into the final of the U.S Open, neither of them named Williams. Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens will square off for the final Grand Slam title of 2017 at Flushing Meadows, a maiden Grand Slam title is up for grabs, it will be a life changing moment for the winner. No one could have predicted this final at the start of the tournament, Keys and Stephens both brought good form into New York but both have only just recently returned to competitive actions after frustrating injury setbacks.

After all the setbacks, both will leave everything out on the court on Saturday in what should be a highly competitive final. This match-up will features an interesting contrast in styles, the extreme power of Keys up against the incredible athleticism of Stephens. it was Sloane Stephens won the only previous match between the pair in straight sets in Miami of 2015. Who will step up and rise to the occasion?

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Madison Keys vs Elise Mertens, U.S Open R1 Preview

US Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽπŸ—½πŸš• R1 Preview + Prediction
(15) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Madison Keys vs πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ Elise Mertens

Madison Keys and Elise Mertens will begin the night session on Arthur Ashe stadium on Tuesday evening at the opening round stage of the U.S Open. Madison Keys enters the final Grand Slam of the year in the best physical shape that she has been in heading into a major tournament in a long time. Keys has been struggling with shoulder issues for a while but seemed to finally be close to full strength during the U.S Open series events. Madison’s first round opponent will be no pushover, Mertens is fresh off a great week in New Haven where she came through the qualifying draw to reach the semi-final stage.

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Garbine Muguruza vs Madison Keys, Cincinnati R3 Preview

Western & Southern Open, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒ‰ Cincinnati R3 Preview + Prediction
(4) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Garbine Muguruza vs (16) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Madison Keys

The match of the day at the Western & Southern Open on Thursday sees the reining Wimbledon Champion: Garbine Muguruza, come up against a resurgent Madison Keys. Garbine Muguruza has made a decent start to the U.S Open series, the Spaniard has backed up well after claiming her second Grand Slam title at Wimbledon last month. Madison Keys is one of the form players on tour at the moment having won the title in Stanford a few weeks ago and beating two tough opponents to reach the third round in Cincinnati. This looms as a tough battle between two ladies playing great tennis at the moment.

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Madison Keys vs Lesia Tsurenko, Stanford QF Preview

#BOTWClassic, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ» Stanford QF Preview + Prediction
(3) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Madison Keys vs (7) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Lesia Tsurenko

A fascinating quarter-final clash at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford sees the highest ranked American Madison Keys come up against the seventh seeded Lesia Tsurenko. Madison Keys has had an injury plagued season and will be hoping to gain confidence and match fitness during the early tournaments of the U.S Open series before heading to New York for the final Grand Slam of the year. Keys was rusty in her opening clash and will face her first real test on Friday when she takes on the consistent Lesia Tsurenko.

Madison Keys of the United States in action during the second round of the 2017 Bank of the West Classic WTA Premier tennis tournament

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Madison Keys vs Ashleigh Barty, Roland Garros R1 Preview

Roland Garros, πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸŒ R1 Preview + Prediction
(12) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Madison Keys vs πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Ashleigh Barty

An Intriguing first round clash at Roland Garros sees the 12th seeded Madison Keys come up against an in form Ashleigh Barty. Madison Keys has had an injury-interrupted start to the year and has been unable to find form in the lead up to the second Grand Slam of the year. Conversely, Ashleigh Barty is playing the best tennis of her career and continues to rise up the rankings, making for an intriguing contest in Paris.

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