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Stephens was in her feelings when Serena Williams unfollowed her on Twitter and eased up on the communication after Stephens beat her at the Australian Open.
What Stephens needs to learn is in the world of professional sports, you have no friends. You canât be buddy buddy with everyone and Serena sees her a threat, so I am not surprised she doesnât want to do girl talk with her. Serena took the high road and realized it was Stephensâ youth talking and squashed the beef.
âIâm a big Sloane Stephens fan and always have been. Iâve always said that I think she can be the best in the world. Iâll always continue to think that and always be rooting for her.â
Stephens seemed to understand that she was only making herself look bad and issued an apology on Twitter.
Guilty of being naive. Much respect 4 @serenawilliams , a champ & the GOAT. We spoke, weâre good. ONWARD! #lifelessons
â Sloane Stephens (@sloanetweets) May 7, 2013
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Serena Williams responded to the criticism she faced from Sloane Stephens by saying she is a big fan of the up-and-coming player. In an interview with ESPN The Magazine, Stephens said her mentor-protege relationship with Williams had been overblown by the media, and that Williams essentially dropped her as a friend after losing to her at the Australian Open in January. Following...
Earlier this year when Serena Williams faced off against Sloane Stephens in the Australian Open, a lot was made about their alleged âfriendshipâ and the mentor role Williams had taken on with Sloane. In a recent interview in ESPN the magazine, Sloane corrects that myth and actually comes for Serenaâs neck.
âSheâs not said one word to me, not spoken to me, not said hi,...
Â We reported the news a couple days ago of female Tennis player Sloane Stephens ripping Serena Williams for reportedly not being friendlyÂ towardsÂ her and unfollowing her on twitter. Apparently, the two spoke and Sloane tweeted this out recently regarding the issue. Guilty of being naive. Much respect 4 @serenawilliams , a champ & the GOAT. [...]
By Tumaini Carayol (May 7, 2013) MADRID â As the traveling tennis circus rolled into Madrid, the tennis world was immediately consumed by shocking off-court happenings that left the actual tennis firmly in the shadows. The first alarm bells rang as a suspiciously scribbled magazine scan was uploaded into a small pocket of the internet [...]
Serena Williams moved her Madrid Open title defense into the third round after beating Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-2, 7-5 on Tuesday.
Despite being unsettled by her opponent's drop-shots and lobs, top-ranked Williams moves on to pursue a fourth title of the year and 50th of her career.
Williams hasn't won much on the clay. She won on blue clay here a year ago and...
Sloane Stephens torched Serena Williams in a recent intervew.
Tuesday, she took to Twitter to back away from her comments.
By Tumaini Carayol (May 6, 2013) MADRID â After her 7-5, 6-2 victory over Alexandra Dulgheru, Maria Sharapova, Tennis Panorama NewsÂ asked Sharapova about Sloane Stephensâ controversial comments on Serena Williams. âNo, I mean, I donât really hide any feelings too much. I think everyone knows this is my job here. When Iâm on the [...]
Top-ranked Serena Williams outlasted Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 to reach the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday.
Williams appeared to wear down against the scrappy Spaniard on the red clay court, and after getting blanked in the second set she fell behind 4-2 in the decider.
But the defending champion rallied back to break Medina Garrigues' serve twice to move on....
Â MUTUA MADRID OPEN Madrid, Spain May 4-12, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors Results â Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Womenâs Singles â Second Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (WC) Lourdes DomĂnguez Lino (ESP) 62 75 (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (Q) Christina Mchale (USA) 61 62 Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. (11) Nadia Petrova (RUS) 76(2) 46 [...]