The first big WTA event of the summer swing in North America is about to pick up its winner. The women's singles final will feature a match-up between Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys. Thus, it's going to be an all-American confrontation to cap solid edition, the first one in years when all the first eight seeded players have reached the quarterfinals. A Premier category event, the Bank of the West Classic also provides a first glimpse of how things may unfold prior to US Open. The last act will oppose the third seeded player Keys vs the sixth seed Vandeweghe.

Last year's champion Johanna Konta decided not to defend her title.

Coco Vandeweghe reached the final without dropping a single set

The 25-year-old American who's currently ranked 24th in the world made no mistakes en route to her first final of the season. Although she has a great record in 2017 reaching the semis of the Australian Open and the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, she is yet to deliver a flawless run. She has a good shot in Stanford, CA as her ongoing week of tennis on cement has been quite solid. Without dropping a set the entire tournament, she can cap her first title of the season. In the semis, she got past Cici Bellis, the young American tennis star while in the last eight stages she had to deal with a well-established name of the WTA Tour Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Although may sound a little bit weird, Coco and Madison Keys will have their first ever encounter on a WTA level tournament.

So far, Vandeweghe has some decent number under the belt. Entering this event she was 20-11 in win/ loss ratio.

Madison Keys topped the first seed Muguruza in the previous round

A former WTA top 10, Madison Keys has had a slow start in 2017.

Struggling with an injury last autumn she resumed playing at Indian Wells thus skipping several big tournaments including the Australian Open. She is yet to find her best shape but in Stanford, things are going on the right track for her. In the semis, she stunned 2017 Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to book herself a spot in the final.

It's an impressive win given the fact that Muguruza hadn't lost a set the whole week.

The absence of any significant result made Key's ranking to plunge as she is now ranked 21st in the world. If she wins in Stanford she could balance the scales in her favor. At 22 years of age, she has plenty of time ahead. Entering Stanford, she was 5-7 in win/ loss counter but those numbers are subject to improvement.