March 20, 1993
30 Years Old
|Known For||American professional tennis player|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)|
|Net Worth||$20 Million (approximately)|
|Parents||Sybil Smith & John Stephens|
Sloane Stephens is an American professional tennis player. She achieved a career-best ranking of world No. 3 after Wimbledon in 2018. Stephens was the 2017 US Open champion and has won seven WTA Tour singles titles in total.
She started playing tennis at the age of nine at the Sierra Sport and Racquet Club, a tennis facility located across the street from her house where her stepfather regularly played and her mother was taking lessons.
Stephens rose to prominence at the 2013 Australian Open with a semifinal run beating world No. 3, Serena Williams. Although she reached No. 11 towards the end of 2013, she regressed and stayed outside the top 25 until the end of 2015. She switched to a new coach, Kamau Murray, under whom she returned to the elite level and won three WTA titles in the first half of 2016. She was also awarded WTA Comeback Player of the Year for her successful season. She continued her success by winning her first Premier Mandatory title at the Miami Open, reaching a second Grand Slam singles final at the French Open, entering the top 10 for the first time, and finishing runner-up at the WTA Finals in 2018.
Sloane Stephens was born on March 20, 1993, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She grew up with her parents Sybil Smith and John Stephens. After divorcing her father, her mother Smith married Sheldon Farrell in 1997. Stephens has a half-brother named Shawn Farrell, who played baseball and football at Notre Dame High School outside of Los Angeles.
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