Sloane Stephens knows a immature clay of Daniel Island and is a fan favorite in Charleston. But design some-more devotion during a subsequent Volvo Car Open when Stephens earnings as reigning U.S. Open champion.
Stephens, 24, on Tuesday committed to play in a 2018 tournament, scheduled for Mar 31-April 8 during Volvo Car Stadium. She has played in a contest 6 times and was singles champion in 2016.
“I’m so vehement that I’ll have a possibility to play a Volvo Car Open again,” Stephens said. “I wanted to urge my pretension final year, and was unhappy when we couldn’t due to my injury. we always adore personification in front of Charleston’s understanding fans, and am so blissful that I’ll be behind in April.”
The 2018 Volvo Car Open margin already enclosed Madison Keys, a 2017 U.S. Open finalist, and Petra Kvitová, a 2017 U.S. Open quarterfinalist and two-time Wimbledon champion.
Stephens’ U.S. Open feat was her initial Grand Slam singles pretension and came following an 11-month mangle from a WTA Tour due to a feet injury.
Sure, Serena Williams was sitting a final U.S. Open out. And Stephens was unseeded for damage reasons. But she became usually a second unseeded actor to win a contest in a Open Era.
Since her lapse to tennis in July, Stephens reached a semifinals in both Toronto and Cincinnati, and in 5 weeks this summer, won 15 matches, all opposite tip 50 players.
“We couldn’t be some-more overjoyed for Sloane,” pronounced Eleanor Adams, Volvo Car Open Tournament Manager. “Our fans have watched her diversion grow in Charleston and they have secure her on given she initial stepped onto a courts.”
Stephens won a 2016 Volvo Car Open in a deteriorate where she prisoner dual additional titles, one in Auckland and another in Acapulco.
Tickets for a 2018 Volvo Car Open are now on sale. For some-more information on a contest and sheet options, revisit volvocaropen.com or call (800) 677-2293.