Sloane Stephens of the United States reacts with trophy after defeating Madison Keys of the United States. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Worries didn't end for Sloane Stephens after winning her first Grand Slam title Saturday at the U.S. Open, recalling the fabulous photographs of past champions she admired along the hallways of Arthur Ashe Stadium.Stephens, who won only $310,000 this year after being sidelined for 11 months until July by a left foot injury, said her desire for more major titles was definitely fueled.Stephens, 24, is the girlfriend of footballer Jozy Altidore, who she met in the fifth grade.The American international scored two goals in Toronto's 4-0 Major League Soccer victory over San Jose while Stephens was in the final.Stephens admitted to feeling nervous the night before the match, saying she was searching for things to do.Stephens used the word "insane" several times to describe her tale of rising from left foot surgery in January to a U.S. Open crown.
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