Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 5/5/13
    Women’s Tennis player Sloane Stephens is one of the few young, rising African American players on the tour. So naturally, people made an immediate connection between Stephens and the biggest star in Tennis Serena Williams. Many might think that the two enjoy a close relationship and perhaps Serena has become the mentor for the young rising star. So when Stephens beat Serena in the Australian Open earlier this season, many thought it was a match between two friends. But in an interview with ESPN The Magazine, Stephens held nothing back when talking about Williams. Completely blasting her. Per Beyond the Baseline: “She’s not said one word to me, not spoken to me, not said hi, not looked my way, not been in the same room with me since I played her in Australia,” Stephens says. “And that should tell everyone something, how she went from saying all these nice things about me to unfollowing me on Twitter.” “Like, seriously! People should know. They think she’s so friendly and she’s so...
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