Rivalry record: Sloane Stephens v Angelique Kerber
It's six years since Sloane Stephens and Angelique Kerber first clashed on tour. Ahead of their crucial match at the WTA Finals, take a look back on the pair's previous meetings.
Angelique Kerber claimed a three-set victory when she first met Sloane Stephens, at Indian Wells in 2012. (Getty)
Three years passed before the players met again. The venue was the same but the outcome was different as Stephens won. (Getty)
Three years passed before the players met again. The venue was the same but the outcome was different as Stephens won. (Getty)Kerber was forced to retire when the pair met at Charleston in 2016, trailing a set and 3-0. (Getty)
Stephens scored a milestone win on her return from injury in Toronto in 2017, beating the German, 6-2, 6-2. (Getty)
Stephens claimed a 6-1, 6-2 success when the pair faced in Miami in 2018. (Getty)
The pair embrace after Stephens's 6-3, 6-3 win at the 2018 WTA Finals (Getty)