ICYMI at US Open: Sloane Stephens wins it all, and ‘Battle of the Sexes’ cast is on hand to celebrate her triumph
Published to ESPN on September 9, 2017
Sloane Stephens came, she played hard, and she conquered. Fin.
The 24-year-old Plantation, Florida, native took on No.15-seeded Madison Keys, 22, in the US Open finals. It was anyone’s match going in, but Stephens got an early service break in the first set and then pulled away for a 6-3, 6-0 victory.
The pressure was on, as an esteemed audience including Billie Jean King, Emma Stone, Michael J. Fox and Hilary Swank watched the two American women battle it out for the Open title.