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Jo Konta beats Sloane Stephens to enter French Open semi-finals

Jo Konta cantered into the semi-finals of the French Open on Tuesday, blitzing American Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-4.

Jun 05, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

French Open: Stephens keen to end Konta run in quarter finals

Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the "neutraliser" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday seeking a first win over the Briton.

Jun 04, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

Karolina Pliskova hopes hitting with Simona Halep will pay off

The powerful Czech is being tipped as a potential champion this year after winning in Rome last week -- her biggest claycourt title to date.

May 24, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

Simona Halep sees off Belinda Bencic to reach Madrid Open final

Halep has defeated Bencic for the first time since the first clash between the duo during the third round of Wimbledon 2014.

May 11, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

Petra Kvitova battles into third round of Madrid Open

Kvitova will now face either Romanian wildcard Sorana Cirstea or former World No four Caroline Garcia in the last-16 of the tournament.

May 07, 2019, 00:05 AM IST

Madison Keys sees off Sloane Stephens to reach Charleston Open semis

The match on the green clay also featured a seesaw first set tie-breaker in which Keys jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Stephens stormed back with six straight points. 

Apr 06, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Sloane Stephens stunned by qualifier Stefanie Vogele at Indian Wells

Vogele needed just over an hour to dispatch the fourth-seeded Stephens and push her overall record to 4-1 against the 2017 U.S. Open champion.

Mar 09, 2019, 08:05 AM IST

Tennis: Australian Open run was no ''fluke'', says Danielle Collins

Florida-born Collins battled hard in the first set on a stifling day at Rod Laver Arena but ended up steamrolled 7-6(2) 6-0 by eighth seed Kvitova.

Jan 24, 2019, 14:26 PM IST

Australian Open: Danielle Collins rallies past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach first semi-final

The 25-year-old Collins had not won a match in her previous five Grand Slam appearances, but has now made it to the last four in her first main draw showing at Melbourne Park.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Tennis: Sloane Stephens proud despite coming up short at WTA Finals

Sloane Stephens was disappointed but proud with her performance in Singapore after the American started well before fading to a 3-6 6-2 6-2 defeat by Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina. 

Oct 28, 2018, 22:40 PM IST

Tennis: Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals triumph

Stephens struggled to match Svitolina`s relentless pace with the Ukrainian moving 3-0 ahead after edging two epic games. 

Oct 28, 2018, 21:19 PM IST

WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens thumps Karolina Pliskova, enters final

After losing the first set, the 25-year-old made a thrilling comeback and conquered Pliskova in the next two games to eventually clinch a 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 win.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

WTA Finals: Frustrated Naomi Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat against Sloane Stephens

Osaka can still advance to the semi-finals if she wins at least one of her remaining pool matches against Angelique Kerber and Kiki Bertens.

Oct 22, 2018, 22:53 PM IST

Tennis: Sloane Stephens enjoys emotional campaign post Grand Slam breakthrough

World No 8 Sloane Stephens has been drawn alongside Angelique Kerber, Kiki Bertens and current U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka. 

Oct 20, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Tennis: Former U.S. Open champ Sloane Stephens qualifies for first WTA finals

Stephens won her first Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows in 2017 but was knocked out in the quarter-finals by Anastasija Sevastova this year.

Oct 15, 2018, 19:53 PM IST

French Open champion Simona Halep earns second successive year-end top ranking

The 27-year-old Romanian beat Sloane Stephens at the Roland Garros to win her maiden Grand Slam title in June.

Oct 15, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Andrea Petkovic astonishes Sloane Stephens at Citi Open

Sloane Stephens’ preparations for her U.S. Open title defense suffered a setback on Wednesday when she was shocked 2-6 6-4 6-2 by German Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the Citi Open.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:06 PM IST

Sloane Stephens gets hard court campaign off to winning start at Citi Open

Sloane Stephens began the build-up to her U.S. Open title defence with a 7-5 6-4 win over wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands back on the American hardcourts at the Citi Open in Washington, DC on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

French Open: Simona Halep eases past Sloane Stephens, wins first title

Top seed and Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep won her first ever grand slam title after surging past a fighting Sloane Stephens of the United States in the final of women`s singles at the Roland Garros on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

You can be nice and strong, says French Open semi-finalist Madison Keys

You don't need to be mean to be successful in tennis, and Madison Keys, who qualified for the French Open semi-finals on Tuesday, believes she is the perfect example that nice people can win.

Jun 06, 2018, 08:45 AM IST