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Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens & Madison Keys – These 3 Black Tennis Stars Are SLAYING While Making US Open History

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When #BlackGirlMagic takes over the US Open! Catch up on how Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens, and Madison Keys are at peak slayage on the court inside…

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If you haven't been watching the 2017 US Open, now's the time to get your life together and tune TF in.

Serena Williams just welcomed a baby girl, but her big sister Venus Williams is holding it down on the tennis court.

The 37-year-old pro is making history with two other black female American players, Sloane Stephens (24) and Madison Keys (22). All three advanced to the quarterfinal round of the US Open. And that’s the first time it's ever happened.


Coco Vandeweghe is also amongst the quarterfinalists, which means this is the first time since 2002 that four American women reached the quarterfinals at the US Open.

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Venus earned her quarterfinals spot after defeating Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain.

She'll return to the court this evening to go head-to-head against Petra Kvitová of Czech Republic. 

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Sloane Stephens sprinkled her magic and defeated Elina Svitolina from the Ukraine.

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She's making her amazing comeback after last year's major foot injury at the Olympics.

“It’s just really exciting. I’m really happy that none of us are playing each other in the quarterfinals,” Keys told the Los Angeles Times. “If there’s some all-American matchups in the rest of the tournament, I think that says really good things about women’s tennis.”

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That #blackgirljoy tho....

She's currently battling Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia today on the courts.

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Madison made her way to the quarterfinals after taking out Elina Mykhaylivna Svitolina of the Ukraine.

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We can't wait to see her kill everything in sight.

Congrats ladies!




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19-year-old Haitian-Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka upset the US Open when she beat the defending champ Angelique Kerber in round one. She did her thing up until she was eliminated by E. Svitolina yesterday. By the way, we'd like to note Maria Sharapova was also eliminated on Sunday.

Photos: Getty




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