Sloane Stephens

Stephens And Keys: ‘It’s Always A Good Battle’

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys play each other, regardless of the surface or the round of the tournament, they always seem to play well. “It’s always a good battle,” Stephens […]

Volvo Car Open: Trio Of Wins By Former Grand Slam Champions

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tuesday’s second day of the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, S.C., was highlighted by a trio of victories by three former Grand Slam champions – Sloane Stephens, Garbiñe Muguruza and Petra Kvitova. Stephens […]

Some Days, It’s Just Not Good To Be A No. 1 Seed

DUBAI/MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It doesn’t happen often, but it did on Tuesday. The top seeds in two different tournaments were upset. Spread across 10 time zones – and with their matches occurring just a few hours […]

Sloane Stephens: Eager To Start Winning Again

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sloane Stephens has always been a bit of a slow starter. Last year, before the WTA tour was shut down because of the global pandemic, she lost five of her first six matches […]

Reimagined Citi Open Returns For Its 51st Edition

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The Citi Open, which begins Monday at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in northwest Washington, D.C. (and continues through August 4) is entering its 51st edition. It’s one of the oldest open […]

Stephens Begins Her Title Defense At Miami Open With A Win

MIAMI, March 23, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) At the start of this week’s Miami Open presented by Itaú, there were five former women’s champions in the main draw of the women’s singles. However, after three days of this year’s fortnight, […]