Sloane Stephens (born March 20, 1993) is an American expert tennis player. She is presently positioned from an optimistic standpoint No. 4 on the planet by Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Stephens is the supreme US Open champion.
Destined to athletic guardians with foundations in university swimming and expert American football, Stephens was first acquainted with tennis at the club over the road from her home in Fresno, California. Her stepfather was an aggressive recreational tennis player and filled in as her essential motivation for starting to play the game. Stephens moved to Florida to prepare at a couple of various tennis institutes, at last working with Nick Saviano for a long time. She formed into a promising junior player, achieving a profession high ITF junior positioning of world No. 5 and winning three out of four Grand Slam young ladies’ pairs titles in 2010 close by her accomplice Tímea Babos.
While still only 19 years of age, Stephens rose to conspicuousness on the WTA Tour at the 2013 Australian Open with an elimination round run featured by a surprise of then world No. 3 Serena Williams. Despite the fact that she moved to as high as No. 11 towards the finish of that year, she later relapsed and remained relentlessly positioned outside the main 25 through the finish of 2015. Stephens by and by seemed to start understanding her potential in 2016 when she won three WTA titles in the principal half of the season. Her fruitful year was then stopped by foot damage that kept her sidelined for eleven months.
Stephens triumphantly came back from her damage amidst 2017 and achieved successive Premier 5 elimination rounds before winning her first profession significant title at the US Open. She turned into the principal American to win a Grand Slam title in ladies’ singles separated from the Williams sisters since Jennifer Capriati in 2002. She was additionally granted WTA Comeback Player of the Year for her effective rebound season. In 2018, Stephens likewise won her first Premier Mandatory title at the place where she grew up competition, the Miami Open, and achieved a second Grand Slam last at the French Open.