Tennis may be her first love, but Sloane Stephens is slowly warming to the charms of the beautiful game.
WTA Staff

Following England manager Roy Hodgson's decision not to select Andy Carroll, Sloane Stephens could be forgiven for giving the World Cup a wide berth this summer.

However, as Sports Illustrated reports, the patriotic side of the young American - and her friendship with US striker Jozy Altidore - could yet see her become swept up in World Cup fever.