Can you say #BlackGirlMagic at the U.S. Open?
That's exactly what we'll be treated to Thursday when Venus Williams faces Sloane Stephens in the semifinal round of the prestigious tennis tournament in Flushing, New York.
In the absence of sister Serena Williams, who is on maternity leave after delivering her baby girl Friday, Venus, 37, will look to get one step closer to winning her third career U.S. Open crown as part of her legendary career.
Meanwhile, it has been a long climb to tennis's forefront for the 24-year-old Stephens, who had foot surgery to repair a stress fracture in January and lost in straight sets in first-round action at Wimbledon earlier this summer. Yet, she has managed to be two wins away from winning the U.S. Open herself.
Regardless of who wins tomorrow, though, the #BlackGirlMagic will be live and in full effect. And people can't wait.
We can and we will.
It's going to be lit!
If Madison Keys, who is both African-American and white, can win her quarterfinal match tonight, she will find herself in the other Open semifinal match. That means more #BlackGirlMagic.
Either way, it's going to be something special.
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