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Sloane Stephens' DC Blog: Sunday

Check in with American rising star Sloane Stephens from the Citi Open in Washington DC.

Published July 29, 2012 12:00

WASHINGTON DC, USA - She's one of the most charismatic young stars on the WTA, and she's also one of the newest Top 50 players on the WTA. Sloane Stephens took the French Open by storm this year, reaching her first Grand Slam second week, and now she gets her North American summer started in the US capital. Read on in the American teenager's first WTA Player Blog...

Sloane Stephens

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Hey everyone,

Great first day at the Citi Open! It's been a bit warm in DC, but the hospitality and environment here is great. Okay, I have to tell you, I'm staying right down from the White House - literally one block! Today, my brother and I walked down to take a closer look - it was actually smaller than I thought it would be.

I won my first match today, doubles with my partner Anna Chakvetadze. We had an amazing comeback win from 1-6 0-3 down to advance to the second round.

The player party was tonight on the roof deck of The W. Hotel. All I can say is "Wow"! The view was spectacular and the atmosphere was really cool. Way to go Citi Open for showing all of the ATP and WTA players such a great time. I got a few pictures of the Washington Monument :-) and the White House from the party :-)

It's been a really long day so I'm heading to bed early. Good night!

Sloane

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