Sloane Stephens makes her Fed Cup singles debut for the United States in their World Group Playoff clash at the Delray Beach Tennis Center on Saturday, having previously been limited in exposure to one doubles match (a victory).
The young american opens against Sophia Arvidsson at the Delray Beach Tennis Center on Saturday and will go into the match with expectations of victory. Stephens is now ranked 16 on the WTA Tour – 38 places higher than her opponent.
“It’ll be my first singles match, so it’ll be a little you know, I’ll be a little nervous, But I have a great team behind me and I know they’ll be really supportive, so I’m excited.” stated Stephens.
Serena Williams is the anchor of the team and will play Johanna Larsson of Sweden.