After surgery, Stephens was not allowed to put any weight on her foot for 16 weeks. She began hitting tennis balls sitting down. Two months after her first tournament back, she won the US Open.
Sloane Stephens began the summer working with tennis broadcasters as an analyst, while she recuperated from surgery on her left foot.
Louisa Thomas writes about the tennis player Sloane Stephens’s comeback from a foot injury to win the women’s singles title at the 2017 U.S. Open.
New U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens leads a strong group of young American women who should make women's tennis interesting for years to come