Don't rush Sloane Stephens
Last night, the torch of American women's tennis was passed from one generation to the next, from a mentor to her protégé. Or something like that. There are multiple issues with the narrative that sprung up in the hours both
For the first time in her career, Serena Williams lost to a younger American women's player as Sloane Stephens pulled off the upset to advance to the semifinals in Melbourne.
American teenage sensation Sloane Stephens fought back in her semifinal match against defending champion Victoria Azarenka, and was one game away from evening the second set at five games apiece. But just before
Victoria Azarenka defeated Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-4 to make her second straight Australian Open final and she did so under some very controversial circumstances. After squandering five match points in the second set,
From the blog Shutdown Corner: Nineteen-year-old Sloane Stephens became the talk of the sports world when she upset Serena Williams at the Australian Open quarterfinals, and she certainly advanced the family name