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Keys, Stephens to face off in all-American final at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - Sloane Stephens was stuck on her couch in January for the duration of this year's first Grand Slam event, the Australian Open, her leg immobilized by a massive cast that protected her surgically repaired left foot. On Saturday she will play for the championship of the year's last Grand Slam, the U.S. Open, co-starring with Madison Keys in an all-American showcase of first-time Slam finalists.

Their success attests to the new depth of American women's tennis and confirms

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