Everything You Wanted to Know About U.S. Open-Winning Tennis Player Sloane Stephens

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens is a jack of all trades, mastering her skills on the court to acting as the founder of her namesake foundation.

Since 2013, Sloane has worked to improve the quality of life for children through tennis and created a space to educate emerging players on the power of proper nutrition, physical activity and, most importantly, dreaming big. It's an approach to life that Sloane has incorporated into her everyday and credits for helping her to become "the best tennis player that [she] can be."

Beyond her inspiring tennis career and philanthropy, Sloane is also an outspoken advocate for mental health awareness and self-care. Spending over 40 weeks on the road, she's perfected her routine of rehydration, staying active and meditation.

There's a lot to admire from this superstar athlete! If you love Sloane as much as we do, keep reading to discover everything she shared about herself as our Woman Crush Wednesday.

Sloane Stephens Woman Crush Wednesday trivia

(Photo credit: Nikki Monet)

Name: Sloane Stephens

Hometown: Plantation, Florida

Birthday: March 20

Zodiac sign: Pisces


Fun Facts:

1. Sloane loves everything to do with skincare and the big role it plays in her life.

"I am obsessed with all things skincare, body care and self-care. Because I travel so much, I have to be really disciplined with my packing and what products make it into my bag, so I do a lot of testing."

-Sloane Stephens

2. She adores the music of gospel singer Kirk Franklin.

"I post about his music a lot, so I don't think that part is a surprise, but the fact I play his music at shoots and before I walk out on court might come as a surprise. Some people like intense pump-up music, but I'm all about the calming vibes and the good word."

-Sloane Stephens

3. Her current Netflix obsession is I Am Georgina Season 2.


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4. Her entire FYP consists of dermatology videos.

"Ingrown hair extractions, pimples, cysts, blackheads—all of it. I could watch them all day. I want to intern for Dr. Pimple Popper. I was definitely a dermatologist in a past life."

-Sloane Stephens

5. Her mom is her biggest hero.

6. Her husband makes her laugh more than anyone else.

7. If she could live in any fictional world, it would be King's Landing from Game of Thrones.

8. Her favorite scent in the world holds a very special meaning to her.

"I wore L'Eau D'Issey by Issey Miyake on my wedding day."

-Sloane Stephens


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9. Her most overused phrase is "It's a situation."

"But it is, often, a situation!"

-Sloane Stephens

10. Her proudest accomplishment is celebrating 10 years of impact of the Sloane Stephens Foundation.

"Give us a follow on IG!"

-Sloane Stephens

11. Her grandparents, Doc and Glo, were the most incredible and influential people in her life.

"Family is everything to me."

-Sloane Stephens


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