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American Women Are Seriously Killing It At This Year's US Open

Led by Venus Williams, this is the first time that all four semifinalists at the US Open are American since 1981.

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The four women are: Madison Keys

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Notable victory of the tournament: Keys defeated No. 4 seed Elina Svitolina 7-6 1-6 6-4 in the 4th Round.

CoCo Vandeweghe

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Notable victory of the tournament: Vandeweghe defeated No. 1 seed Karolína Plíšková 7-6 6-3 in the Quarterfinals.

Sloane Stephens

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Notable victory of the tournament: Stephens defeated No. 16 seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 7-6 in the Quarterfinals.

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And Venus Williams.

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Notable victory of the tournament: Williams defeated No. 13 seed Petra Kvitová 6-3 3-6 7-6 in the Quarterfinals.

These women defeated tough opponents in grueling matches, but let's face it — the reason that there are so many young American tennis players thriving is because of women like Venus and Serena Williams.

During her post-match interview, CoCo Vandeweghe credited Venus and Serena as her inspiration. "We have to admire Serena and Venus...they inspired me as an American coming up."