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Sloane Stephens, daughter of American football player John Stephens, began playing tennis at the age of nine. She was trained first by ex-tennis professionals Nick Saviano and Roger Smith, and later by former world-class player Paul Annacone. She is currently looking after Kamau Murray, with whom she already worked successfully in 2016.
Sloane Stephens was born on the 20th of March 1993 in Plantation, Florida, America. She currently lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US. As a sibling, she has a younger brother Shawn Farrell.
|Date Of Birth
|20th March 1993
|Plantation, Florida, USA
|5 ft 7 in
Nationality and Physical Stats
Sloane Stephens is an American by Nationality and an African American by ethnicity. She is 5’7” tall weighing 61 KG. She has body measurement as 34-32-33, and bra size as 32B with the cup size as B. She has brown eyes with black hair. The zodiac sign of Sloane is Pisces.
In the year 2017, she graduated from Indiana University East taking communication studies as the major for the bachelor’s degree. As she was brought up in the family fully engaged in sports, it was obvious for her to get into sports.
How did Sloane start his career?
In 2011 Sloane Stephens, won her first ITF title in a tournament in the $50,000 category in Reggio Emilia and then qualified for the first time at the French Open for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament but lost in the first round to Elena Baltacha. After reaching the quarter-finals at the WTA tournament in Carlsbad and the first advance into the third round of the US Open, in which she failed to Ana Ivanović, she was listed among the top 100 in the world for the first time at the end of the year and from then on received direct access to the Main fields of the Grand Slam tournaments.
In 2012, Sloane Stephens played her first full season on the WTA tour. In addition to two semi-finals in Strasbourg and Washington, she achieved her best result to date at a Grand Slam tournament in Paris with the fourth round, which she followed up with another third-round participation in Wimbledon. She also made it into the third round in Cincinnati and at the US Open and wintered among the world’s top 50 for the first time.
At the beginning of 2013, Stephens had his final breakthrough on the WTA tour. After a quarter-final in Brisbane and a semi-final in Hobart, she stormed into the semi-finals of the Australian Open and prevailed against Serena Williams in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, she had to admit defeat to the eventual winner Wiktoryja Azarenka.
Sloane Stephens was also convinced at the subsequent Grand Slam tournaments and reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, where, with Marion Bartoli, also only lost to the later winner and the fourth round at the French Open and US Open. In Cincinnati, she moved into the round of 16 after defeating Maria Sharapova, as well as in Toronto and Beijing. Due to the consistently good performance at major tournaments, Stephens finished the season at an eleventh place in the world rankings.
Junior career and first years on the WTA tour: 2007 to 2010
As a junior, Sloane Stephens won the renowned Trofeo Bonfiglio in 2009, reached the semi-finals in the junior singles of the French Open, and then achieved her highest position in the junior tennis world rankings with fifth place. In 2010, she triumphed alongside Timea Babos in the junior doubles competitions of the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon.
In 2007 Sloane Stephens gained her first experience at smaller tournaments in Brazil on the ITF Women’s World Tennis Tour. She won her first ITF double title at the side of Christina McHale in 2008 in Wichita. In the same year, she made her debut in the qualifying tournament of the US Open after she had received a wild card from the US Tennis Association and lost there in the second round. In the years that followed, Stephens had regular opportunities to compete in the qualifying tournaments of major American WTA tournaments.
In 2010 she managed to move into the main field for the first time in Indian Wells and her first win against Lucie Hradecká straight away, before losing to Wera Swonarjewa in the second round.
In 2012, Sloane Stephens made his debut in a 5-0 playoff success over Ukraine for the United States’ Fed Cup team. Since then she has played twelve games in singles and doubles for her country, of which she was able to win seven (individual balance 6: 4). In 2008 she won the Junior Fed Cup together with Kristie Ahn and Christina McHale. In the final, in which they did not get a chance, they beat the team from Great Britain 2-0.
Sloane Stephens is in a relationship with the American soccer player Jozy Altidore. The couple got engaged at the end of April 2019. There are rumors that she was dating Jack Sock, the American tennis player.
Awards and Achievements
As an award, Sloane Stephens has won three titles in Auckland, Charleston, and Acapulco. The major first victory of the tournament was in 2017, where she beat Madison Keys in both sets. She is an award-winning player, she played well in the year 2019 although she did not receive any trophies.
|No. 3 (16 July 2018)
|No. 94 (24 October 2011)
|No. 49 (22 March 2021)
|No. 647 (22 March 2021)
In social media, Sloane Stephens has more than 500K followers on Instagram and goes by the name @sloanestephens and more than 228K followers on Twitter. She is seen posting her daily activities on social media therefore she is updated in all of her social media accounts.
The Net worth of Sloane Stephens is expected to be more than $10 Million. She is a successful player and it is estimated that she earned more than $15 Million from her career and prize money. She has several sponsors even the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz.