Sloane Stephens of the US celebrates her victory against Venus Williams of the US during their 2017 US Open Women's Singles semifinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 6, 2017. Sloane Stephens reached her first Grand Slam final on Thursday with an epic 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 win over veteran American compatriot Venus Williams, a two-time champion. / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Keys, Stephens into US Open decider

Maddison Keys and Sloane Stephens will face off in the US Open final, after both won their semi-finals on Friday morning AEST.

Keys was far too good for compatriot Coco Vendeweghe, winning 6-1, 6-2.

Meanwhile, Stephens played out an epic three setter with veteran Venus Williams, eventually prevailing in a topsy-turvey match, 6-1, 0-6, 7-5.

The match will be the first All American women’s decider since 2002.

At 37 years of age, Williams would have competed to become the oldest female to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era had she won.

Both Stephens and Keys are aiming to their first Grand Slam titles.

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