Stephens receives more than 2,000 messages of racist and sexist abuse following US Open defeat
September 6, 2021
American tennis player Sloane Stephens says she has received over 2,000 messages of racist and sexist abuse after her third-round defeat to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the US Open.
The 28-year-old, who won the 2017 title, posted examples of the messages on her social media, which included violent threats. insidethegames