"I'm super happy to be in a Grand Slam final," Stephens said. "To do it here, obviously, my home Slam, is obviously more special. I think this is what every player dreams about."
Stephens and Keys, a pair of pals in their early 20s, will face each other in the first Grand Slam title match for each – and the first all-American women's final at Flushing Meadows since 2002.
Sloane Stephens has reached her first Grand Slam final, edging Venus Williams 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in the first of two all-American semifinals
NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - A new grand slam champion will be crowned at the U.S. Open after Sloane Stephens beat fellow American Venus Williams 6-1 0-6 7-5 in a rollercoaster of a semi-final on Thursday.
Madison Keys reached her first career Grand Slam final with a dominant 6-1, 6-2 win on Thursday night. Keys will face Sloane Stephens for the title.