2
0
1

Stephens & Stosur Announce New Coaches

Sloane Stephens and Samantha Stosur have both announced coaching changes ahead of the summer hardcourt season.

Published July 27, 2014 12:11

Stephens & Stosur Announce New Coaches
Paul Annacone, Sloane Stephens

The weeks following Wimbledon are traditionally a time spent either resting weary limbs or limbering up for the North American hardcourt season. And judging by recent events, this lull in the tennis calendar is also a popular time to shake things up in the coaching department.

On Thursday, WTA Rising Star Sloane Stephens announced that she was parting company with Paul Annacone and bringing on board Maria Sharapova's former coach, Thomas Hogstedt. Barely 24 hours later, news emerged from Australia that Simon Rea would be accompanying 2011 US Open champion Samantha Stosur for her trip stateside.

Both players begin their preparation for Flushing Meadows next week, with Stosur heading to Stanford and Stephens to Washington.

Share this page!

Related news

  • Halep Hurries Into Second Round

    May 23, 2016
    Simona Halep made a confident start to her French Open challenge, swatting aside World No.70 Nao Hibino in 45 minutes.
  • Serena & Sloane Named Fittest Athletes

    May 23, 2016
    WTA World No.1 Serena Williams came in at No.5 on Sports Illustrated's Fittest 50, a list of athletes that an expert panel named as the fittest in the world; Sloane Stephens also made the list.
  • Insider Notebook: Rainy Day Start

    May 22, 2016
    WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | The first day of Roland Garros may have ended with stormy weather, but catch up on all the happenings around the grounds as play began in Paris.
To The Top
3