MN Daily Salute: Black Female Athletes
Sloane Stephens is a professional tennis player who, as of February 18, 2013, is ranked world no. 16 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) at just 19 years old. Though Stephens has yet to make a WTA Tour singles final, having reached four semifinals, she has made a semifinal appearance at the 2013 Australian Open. It was in this game that she had an amazing win against her mentor, Serena Williams, becoming the only American younger than Williams to beat her.