Heather Watson Outclasses Sloane Stephens at Hobart International

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 | 0

Top British female tennis player, Heather Watson, pulled off a stunning conquest of 5th-seeded American Sloane Stephens at the WTA Hobart International 2015 on Tuesday.

49th-ranked Watson needed just over an hour to cruise for a serene 6-3, 6-1 victory over her 34th-ranked adversary in the second-round encounter on Centre Court.

“Sloane’s a great player,” Watson commented after her win, as quoted by WTA Tennis. “We’ve grown up together, playing each other through the juniors and now the seniors and I knew it was going to be tough.

“I was super happy with how I played today – that definitely helped.”


K Nara d. (Q) J Larsson (7-6, 6-4)

(9) R Vinci d. A Beck (3-6, 6-3, 6-3)

H Watson d. (5) S Stephens (6-3, 6-1)


V Diatchenko/M Niculescu d. (1) C Black/S Zheng (3-0 ret.)

A Nancarrow/S Sanders d. M Lucic-Baroni/L Raymond (W/O)

(Image: couriermail.com.au)



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