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Sloane spoke with Spotify about being back on tour during a global pandemic and how the Sloane Stephens Foundation has adapted and risen to the challenge presented by Covid-19.  Check out the link below to listen!...

Today, Sloane announced her relationship with Contec, Inc., a global manufacturer of critical cleaning and contamination control products, as part of its "Heroes for Zero" campaign. As part of the partnership, Contec will help educate our students on the importance of good hygiene and provide products to help keep our community healthy. Per Sloane, "I'm grateful to...

We are so thrilled to share that 3,193 aces were hit during the 2020 US Open! For each ace hit this year, Mercedes-Benz USA generously donated $50 to the USTA Foundation's Rally to Rebuild campaign. Those aces equate to $159,650 to support youth tennis. The Sloane Stephens Foundation is so thankful to be one of...

Sloane Stephens spoke to Shape about what keeps her happy and healthy during her time on the tour. Ms. Stephens highlighted her work at SSF as something that fuels her during her grueling schedule. She noted how she feels a number of important life lessons can be learned through tennis and emphasized just how rewarding...

We are thrilled that Mercedes-Benz USA has chosen the Sloane Stephens Foundation as one of three recipients of its "Ace the US Open" campaign. For every ace hit at the Open, Mercedes-Benz will donate $50 to the United States Tennis Association's "Rally to Rebuild" initiative.  The final donation will be equally distributed to three National Junior...

Sloane partnered with Amazon to take part in Amazon’s all day "Active All Summer" live health and wellness event in support of UNICEF USA. Along with 2x Olympic medalist and gymnast Laurie Hernandez and pro golfer Danielle Kang, Sloane participated in a series of backyard games while raising money for Unicef and introducing viewers to...

SSF is thrilled to welcome our inaugural class of 3 Tennis for America VISTA Fellows, Gianna Insogna, Ivan Derrick, and Natalia Muñoz, who will be working with us over the next year. TFA is a first-of-its-kind national service program that allows varsity college tennis athletes to give back to communities through tennis, capacity-building, and mentorship....

Tennis star Sloane Stephens is part of ESPN’s new public service campaign, Don’t Retire, Kid, created in partnership with the Aspen Institute’s Project Play. The 2017 US Open champion taped a public service announcement for the initiative, which is aimed at reversing a national trend of diminishing participation in youth sports....

Sloane Stephens visits her hometown to surprise one lucky student with a back-to-school shopping spree! ...

By now, you’ve probably heard it’s a women’s all-American semifinal at the U.S. Open. Sloane Stephens is one of those women taking center stage, hoping to become the first American woman not named Venus or Serena to win a major in 15 years. In fact, Stephens captured the attention of the tennis world, and beyond, when...

WTA star Sloane Stephens and the Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will once again partner up in support of Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based charity that collects new and used shoes and clothing and redistributes it to those in need around the world. The Connecticut Open partnered with Soles4Souls in 2016 to donate a colossal 550lbs...

Over the past year, the Sloane Stephens Foundation has partnered with the LA84 Foundation/NJTL Program to develop a “Get more youngsters playing” campaign. “LA84 Foundation/NJTL, along with the Southern California Tennis Association Schools Program, has worked with the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) and the Sloane Stephens Foundation to introduce tennis at the elementary school level,”...

TENNIS STAR SLOANE STEPHENS JOINS TIME WARNER CABLE TO ENGAGE YOUNG PEOPLE IN MATH AND SCIENCE USTA Foundation Partners with TWC on Connect a Million Minds® STEM in Tennis Campaign New York, NY (September 2, 2015) – Just in time for the most highly-anticipated tennis event of the season – the 2015 US OPEN – Time Warner...

Sloane Stephens’ dream of becoming a tennis pro spawned in Fresno. The No. 41-ranked singles player in the world is hoping she can help create a similar passion and dream other Fresno youths. Through the help of the USTA Foundation that awarded a $20,000 grant to the Sloane Stephens Foundation, Stephens has partnered with the Fresno County...

The time is coming — if it hasn’t arrived already — when Sloane Stephens will be forced to drop the swirly heart she affixes to her name when she signs autographs. The number of adoring fans clamoring for her signature simply will be too great, demanding expediency over art. But there she was Friday morning on the fissured courts...