Posts tagged Sloane Stephens

U.S. Open Tennis shockers

   September 3, 2013 7:12 am    0

Spain’s Tommy Robredo’s three-set upset of  Roger Federer, owner of five U.S. Open titles, was hard to watch. The scores were 7-6, 6-3, 6-4. This closes out a year in which Federer has not made it into a single final of a major tournament for the first time since 2002. Rafael Nadal got a scare…


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U.S. Open tennis fashionable and fabulous

   August 29, 2013 7:03 am    0

I love the U.S. Open tennis tournament. First the fashions. It appears purple and pink are the colors that are popping up everywhere on the tennis dresses, but not so much on the shoes — on the women’s side. The men have some purple and pink going on in the shoe department though. The tennis…


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Women over 30, 40 make mark at Wimbledon

   July 1, 2013 5:02 am    0

When 42 year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm hit the court at Wimbledon, by most media accounts, she didn’t give 31-year-old Serena Williams much of a match, but she made her mark. Date-Krumm raced around the court like a youngster, won the hearts of people watching and stole Serena’s serve from her once. Date-Krumm lost 6-2, 6-0, but…


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American women winning at Wimbledon

   June 29, 2013 5:23 am    0

American men may be gone from Wimbledon (sadly earlier than in 101 years), but the American women are doing just fine, thank-you. Here’s who’s left: Serena Williams — I don’t think anyone can beat her, and kudos to her. At 31, she’s playing better than ever. And speaking of age, Serena’s next opponent is Kimiko…


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American Sloane Stephens, 19, ousts Serena Williams at Aussie

   January 23, 2013 7:55 am    0

Sloane Stephens, 19, earned a half million bucks last night, topped 35,000 Twitter followers and will likely break the top 10 in the Women’s Tennis Association. Her parents are Sybil Smith, a hall of fame swimmer at Boston University, and the late John Stephens, a former New England Patriots running back, who died in 2009. Last night, Sloane Stephens made history…


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U.S. Open Tennis — who wins, who retires

   September 2, 2012 1:45 pm    0

It’s an odd year when nearly 31-year-old Serena Williams starts interviews with “I’m not retiring.” But who can blame her when 29-year-old Kim Clijsters announced last week that she would retire from singles after the U.S. Open. Not 24 hours later, 30-year-old Andy Roddick added that it was his swan song as well. He plays…


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