Her has been a career that has gone through ups and downs, but Sloane Stephens fulfilled her biggest dream in 2017 with a win at the US Open. In a recent interview, the woman recounted some interesting and important aspects of her career such as having followed therapy since she was 13.
The tennis player clarified that the therapy was really very useful to her but added that she is aware that it is a luxury that not everyone, among ordinary people, can afford: "I'm one of those people who loves to tell stories and finds it very easy.
say how you feel, I'm used to seeing that I've been in therapy since I was only 13," as Sportkeeda reports. Then Sloane continues: "My mom is a psychologist, I had an extreme relationship so with this thing but there are also people who have not had anything.
I hope that in the future people can all have the support they need and they don't feel judged by that. that they try or do."
Sloane Stephens and her beginnings on the tour
Stephens said it was really hard for her to make her tour debut so young and said: "When I was 18 I was already a professional athlete and had to juggle millions of people watching me play tennis every day.
All of this was unbearable. Now, after a while, I have finally learned to recognize negative feelings and I can deal with it all. I am grateful to share my whole story and many people have received great support in following my situation.
I can handle emotions and I know I need a minute for myself to take. Once all people are able to accept that there is a you behind the athlete or the celebrity, everything becomes much easier." In this season, Sloane Stephens played in the Australian Open 2022 but she was eliminated immediately, in the first round of the tournament. She won the US Open 2017 and she made the final of th Roland Garros 2018.