Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens downs Jelena Ostapenko to win Miami Open

Sloane Stephens downs Jelena Ostapenko to win Miami Open

Florida native Stephens, who has now won all six finals she has competed in, won 7-6(7/5), 6-1

Apr 01, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
Jelena Ostapenko to meet Sloane Stephens in Miami Open title clash

Jelena Ostapenko to meet Sloane Stephens in Miami Open title clash

French Open champion Ostapenko beat unseeded American Danielle Collins in the nightcap, staving off a set point en route to a 7-6(1) 6-3 triumph.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
Sloane Stephens rallies to overcome Victoria Azarenka, reaches Miami Open final

Sloane Stephens rallies to overcome Victoria Azarenka, reaches Miami Open final

Three-times champion Azarenka, playing as a wildcard in her second event after an eight-month absence because of a custody dispute involving her son, showed glimpses of the form that took her to the top of the rankings but ultimately ran out of gas against her 13th-seeded opponent.

Mar 30, 2018, 08:38 AM IST
Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka advance to face off in Miami Open semis

Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka advance to face off in Miami Open semis

American Sloane Stephens needed just over an hour to cruise past Germany’s former world number one Angelique Kerber 6-1 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals for her first time on Tuesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
US Open champ Sloane Stephens makes early exit at Indian Wells

US Open champ Sloane Stephens makes early exit at Indian Wells

Stephens made four double faults and had her serve broken four times in the 77 minute match against the Russian 20-year-old.

Mar 13, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Venus Williams leads seeds tumbling out of Australian Open

Venus Williams leads seeds tumbling out of Australian Open

Venus Williams and US Open champion Sloane Stephens led a string of seeds sent tumbling out of the Australian Open Monday in a calamitous day for American players.

Jan 15, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
US Open champion Sloane Stephens bundled out in Sydney

US Open champion Sloane Stephens bundled out in Sydney

Stephens, who has not played since the Fed Cup final in November, looked rusty against the big-hitting Camila Giorgi and made 35 unforced errors as she lost 6-3, 6-0 to the 26-year-old in just over an hour.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens out of Brisbane International

Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens out of Brisbane International

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International as he recovers from a wrist injury.

Dec 23, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
USA hope to end 17-year wait since last Fed Cup title

USA hope to end 17-year wait since last Fed Cup title

The United States aim to end their longest Fed Cup title drought when they meet a Belarus team missing former world number one and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka in this weekend's final.

Nov 09, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
Sloane Stephens eyes quick rebound at Elite Trophy

Sloane Stephens eyes quick rebound at Elite Trophy

Angelique Kerber, who clinched both Australian and U.S. Open titles last year, said the Elite Trophy will allow her to lay a foundation for a fresh start in 2018.

Oct 30, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Sloane Stephens marvels at money and journey to US Open glory

Sloane Stephens marvels at money and journey to US Open glory

Worries didn`t end for Sloane Stephens after winning her first Grand Slam title Saturday at the US Open, recalling the fabulous photographs of past champions she admired along the hallways of Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Sep 10, 2017, 06:42 AM IST
Sloane Stephens humbles Madison Keys to win US Open title

Sloane Stephens humbles Madison Keys to win US Open title

Unseeded Sloane Stephens humbled American compatriot Madison Keys in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0 to win the 2017 US Open Women's Singles tile on Sunday at Arthur Ashe stadium, New York.

Sep 10, 2017, 03:09 AM IST
US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Venus Williams to reach final

US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Venus Williams to reach final

Stephens, who returned to competition at Wimbledon after nearly a year off because of a foot injury, recovered from a second-set meltdown to end ninth seed Williams's hopes of reaching a third major final this year.

Sep 08, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
US Open: Venus Williams leads first all-American semi-finals since 1981

US Open: Venus Williams leads first all-American semi-finals since 1981

No matter who advances, it will set up the first all- American US Open final since 2002, when Williams lost to younger sister Serena.

Sep 07, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
US Open 2017: Venus Williams faces Sloane Stephens with eyes on eighth Slam crown

US Open 2017: Venus Williams faces Sloane Stephens with eyes on eighth Slam crown

US ninth seed Williams, the 2017 Wimbledon and Australian Open runner-up, is the US Open`s oldest semi-finalist and the oldest in any Slam since Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon in 1994.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
WTA Citi Open: Top seed Simona Halep cruises over US wildcard Sloane Stephens

WTA Citi Open: Top seed Simona Halep cruises over US wildcard Sloane Stephens

The 25-year-old Romanian, runner-up at this year`s French Open, needed just 79 minutes to advance past 957th-ranked Stephens on the Washington hardcourts as she starts preparing for the US Open that begins August 28.

Aug 02, 2017, 08:21 AM IST
Unheralded Aliaksandra​ Sasnovich shocks Sloane Stephens in Korea

Unheralded Aliaksandra​ Sasnovich shocks Sloane Stephens in Korea

Unheralded Aliaksandra Sasnovich stunned American third seed Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2 to reach the WTA Korea Open semi-finals on Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:20 PM IST
Sloane Stephens advances to Korea Open quarter-final

Sloane Stephens advances to Korea Open quarter-final

American Sloane Stephens cruised past Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm to advance to the quarter-finals of the WTA Korea Open on Thursday.

Sep 24, 2015, 15:39 PM IST
Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens head next US generation

Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens head next US generation

It has been 16 years since an American not named Williams won the U.S. Open women`s singles title, and the drought shows no sign of ending any time soon.

Aug 29, 2015, 14:01 PM IST
Kei Nishikori outlasts John Isner to win Washington title

Kei Nishikori outlasts John Isner to win Washington title

Japan`s Kei Nishikori rallied to defeat big-serving American John Isner 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Washington Open and capture his 10th career ATP title.

Aug 10, 2015, 04:15 AM IST