Under Armour tennis ace Sloane Stephens now has a Grand Slam championship on her résumé.
During today’s women’s singles final — an all-American athlete matchup — Stephens defeated Nike-sponsored Madison Keys, who was also without a major tournament trophy, in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0. Stephens’ level of play was outstanding, and she made quick work of Keys, finishing her off in under 90 minutes.
The Under Armour-sponsored athlete — and one of the sport’s brightest young stars — hit the Arthur Ashe Stadium court in Flushing, N.Y., in a predominantly white Under Armour performance tennis sneaker, currently unavailable for consumers. Keys wore the NikeCourt Zoom Vapor 9.5.
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Going into Saturday’s final, Stephens, ranked 83rd in the world, was not favored by tennis experts to beat Keys, who was ranked No. 16.
Nike athlete Rafael Nadal and Lotto-sponsored Kevin Anderson will compete for the men’s singles U.S. Open title on Sunday, with the match set to take place at 4 p.m. ET.
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