MELBOURNE, Australia — It took 137 minutes for someday to arrive for . [+] Enlarge AP Photo/Dita Alangkara Even Sloane Stephens seemed a bit shocked after she pulled off the upset of third-seeded Serena Williams.
For the initially time in her career, Serena Williams lost to a younger American women's player as Sloane Stephens pulled off the upset to advance to the semifinals in Melbourne.
Sloane Stephens, the tennis player who defeated Serena Williams and well ahead to the Australian Commence semifinals on Wednesday, has strong connections to Boston. Her mother, Sybil Smith, was a swimmer at Boston University and a member of the school's