Stories tagged: sloane stephens
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, becoming the first Ukrainian player to win the season-ending WTA Finals trophy.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
Sloane Stephens overcame a terrible start against Karolina Pliskova to win 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Saturday, setting up a championship match against Elina Svitolina. “I came …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Top-ranked Simona Halep outlasted third-ranked Sloane Stephens 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4 on Sunday to win her second Rogers Cup title.
Sat., June 9, 2018
Sloane Stephens was 6-0 in tournament finals until letting a lead slip away and finishing as the runner-up to Simona Halep at the French Open. A year ago at this …
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018
Simona Halep now has a Grand Slam title to go with her No. 1 ranking. She came back to beat No. 10 Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the French …
Tue., June 5, 2018
Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys moved into the first all-American women’s semifinal at the French Open since 2002 with straight-set victories. The good friends’ meeting in Paris will be a …
Sun., June 3, 2018
Madison Keys was keeping an eye on a TV while getting treatment at Roland Garros the other day, watching her pal Sloane Stephens pull out a tight three-set victory.
Sun., April 22, 2018
Defending champion United States will play in a second consecutive Fed Cup final after defeating France 3-2 on Sunday.
Mon., April 2, 2018
U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens has withdrawn from the Volvo Car Open, citing mental and physical exhaustion after her run to the Miami Open title this past Saturday.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
Sloane Stephens is back in the United States team for the Fed Cup final, and Victoria Azarenka is missing for Belarus. That alone gives the early advantage to the Americans.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens and runner-up Madison Keys were knocked out of the Wuhan Open in the first round on Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Sloane Stephens never looked shaken by the setting or the stakes in her first Grand Slam final. Her opponent, Madison Keys, most definitely did.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Venus Williams continued her remarkable renaissance by returning to the U.S. Open semifinals for the first time since 2010. Williams reached her third major semifinal of the season – something …
Tue., May 26, 2015
PARIS – A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who …
Tue., June 24, 2014
Tennis: It had been, famously, more than 75 years since a British man arrived at Wimbledon as the defending champion. So Andy Murray took a moment – and, really, only …
Tue., June 3, 2014
PARIS – Maybe, just maybe, Rafael Nadal was a tad vulnerable, the thinking went before this French Open. He had lost three times on his beloved red clay already this …
Sun., June 1, 2014
PARIS – The closest thing to intrigue or drama involving Rafael Nadal on Saturday came after his 31st consecutive French Open victory concluded. That’s when the eight-time champion revealed that …