Sloane Stephens- Biography
Sloane Stephens is an American Professional tennis player. She has won six WTA (Women Tennis Association) in total. Sloane was the 2017 US Open champion and gained a career-best ranking of No.3 in the world after Wimbledon in 2018. Moreover, the tennis player won Grand Slam Champion tennis player.
Sloane Stephens- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education
Sloane was born in Plantation, Florida, United States. She was born into an athletic background parent. Her father whose name is John Stephens was a professional American football player. John was selected in the first round of the 1988 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots and he was a back runner at Northwestern State University in Louisiana.
Sloane’s mother’s name is Sybil Smith who was the first American female swimmer to be named a first-team Division I All-American. Sloane has a younger half-brother whose name is Shawn Farrell. Shawn is a baseball and football player at Notre Dame High School outside of Los Angeles.
Sloane Stephens- Professional Career
Sloane started her career by practicing tennis in Fresno, California when she was just 9 years old. She trained with her stepfather who was also a competitive tennis player. Later, she moved to Florida and got trained by Nick Saviano.
In the year 2007, she played her first career on ITF Circuit in Brazil. She won three out of four Grand slams girls doubles titles in 2010 alongside her partner Timea Babos.
In the year 2008, she played her first WTA after qualifying at Miami and US Open. She won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
In the year 2009, She took participated in World Team Tennis as the New York Buzz member.
In the year 2010, Sloane Stephens was selected for the Indian Wells Open. She got victory upon Lucie Hradecka but lost with 12th seeded Vera Zyonerva. She ranked in the top 200 positioning at no. 198 from rank No. 802.
In the year 2011, She won her first professional singles title at the Camparini Gioielli Cup, an ITF $5oK event in Itlay. Stephen was awarded a wildcard into her first US Open main draw. She won against Reka Luca Jani, and Shahar Peer, and made her debut in the top 100 of the WTA rankings. She became the youngest player in the top 100 at 18 years old.
In the year 2012, She was the youngest player to reach the top 50. Although her injury, she played many matches such as the Miami Open, Cincinnati Open, US Open, and French Open. She was hassling with torn abdomen muscle and she took a rest. However, she made her rank at No. 38 becoming the youngest player to reach the top 50.
In the year 2013, Stephane ranked world No.11 on Oct 21.
In the year 2014, Stephane lost many matches due to her injury. As a result, her rank fell to No. 37 in the world.
In the year 2015, Stephens played many matches. Her rank was fluctuating from No.48 to No. 28. At the end of the year, her rank was No.30 in the world.
In the year 2016, Stephens ranked No. 22 in the world. She hired Kamau Murray as her new couch. She was suffering from a stress fracture and took off her time to recover.
In the year 2017, Stephens won her first Grand Slam title at US Open. In the same year, her rank dropped to No. 957 in the world. She won Flushing Meadows and became the fifth unseeded woman ranking No.83. On Sep 11, after her performance in US Open, her rank rose from No. 83 to No.17 in the world.
In the year 2018, Stephens won Miami Open and ranked top 10 for the first time in the world. She ranked No.6 at the end of the year.
In the year 2019, Stephens’s rank dropped from top 10 to top 20 in the world. But after 2018 WTA ranking points she fell out of the top 20 too.
In the year 2020, Stephens ranked No.26th in the world. She won her two opening matches in straight sets before losing in the third round to Serena Williams, third seed and six-time champion. She ranked No.39 in the world.
In the year 2021, Stephens ranked No. 64 in the world.
Sloane Stephens: Education Details
Sloane Stephens moved to Boca Raton in Florida. She trained at the Evert Tennis Academy. John Evert founded the Academy. At age of 12, she transferred to the Nick Saviano High-Performance Tennis Academy. She joined online homeschooling for education.
Stephane graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in communications studies from Indiana University East.
Sloane Stephens: Net worth and Salary
Sloane Stephens’s net worth was only $6M in 2017. In the year 2022, her net worth is $16M. Her yearly revenue is $500,000.
Sloane Stephens: Relationship
Sloane Stephens and Jozy Altidore were engaged in April 2019. Jozy Altidore is an American professional soccer player. He plays as a forward for Major League Soccer side Toronto Fc and The United States National Team. They married on Jan 1, 2022.
Sloane Stephens: Social Sites
The professional tennis player has numerous social accounts. Stephens’s Instagram account has 529K followers. Her Twitter account has 237k followers. Her Facebook page has 744k followers.
Sloane Stephens: Recent News
Recently, Sloane Stephens married Jozy Altidore.
She founded Sloane Stephens Foundation in 2013. She is busy looking after her foundation these days. Her foundation focus on serving youths and students by providing educational opportunities, a healthy lifestyle, and different physical activities.
Sloane Stephens: Body measurement and Appearance
Sloane has an athletic body. She weighs 61 kg. Her height is 5 feet 7 inches. She wears a 38B(US) size bra. Sloane prefers US 6-size clothes.
The tennis player has black hair. Her eye color is brown.
Sloane Stephens’s Trivia
- Sloane Stephens likes to play bingo in her leisure time.
- Her Zodiac sign is Pisces
- She once got stuck with frozen dead bodies in her family funeral home.