Steffi Graf has done it. So hasn't Margaret Court and Maureen Connolly. Serena Williams is primed to join their company as the winner of a true Grand Slam this year, but it all starts with getting past Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open.
Before Sloane Stephens walked the runway at New York Fashion Week, she sat down with espnW and told us about which Grand Slam she thinks she'll win first, her time off the court and her feud with Serena Williams.
One advanced. The other fell. But young American bright spots Alison Riske and Christina McHale both proved their ability in their third-round matches Saturday and provided hope for the future of U.S. women's tennis.