Sloane Stephens is a professional tennis player from the United States. In 2018, she reached her highest ranking of world No. 3 after Wimbledon. She has won a total of seven WTA Tour singles titles and was crowned the champion of the US Open in 2017.
Currently, at Mérida Open AKRON, Sloane Stephens staged an impressive comeback to defeat Varvara Gracheva with a score of 5-7, 6-2, 7-6, earning her a spot in the quarter-finals. Despite facing a 0-3 deficit in the decisive set, Stephens managed to turn the match in her favor. In the next round, she will be facing off against the Italian player Camila Giorgi.
Aside from her successful professional career, Sloane Stephens’ personal life is equally remarkable. On New Year’s Day of 2022, Sloane Stephens, the tennis star, made headlines in her personal life when she married Jozy Altidore. Here in this post, let’s talk about who is Sloane’s husband, Jozy, and about their relationship.
When Did Sloane And Jozy Get Married?
In April 2019, Sloane Stephens and Jozy Altidore took to Twitter to announce their engagement with a photo in which she flaunted a diamond ring. While her tweet read, “Forever yes,” his post said, “Forever starts now.”
According to Jozy, as both of them grew up in South Florida, Miami was the ideal location to bring their families together, and January was the perfect time to do so.
On January 1, 2022, the beloved couple tied the knot in Florida, exchanging rings and holding hands in the presence of a select group of celebrities, friends, and family at the St. Regis Bal Harbour in Miami Beach, Florida. The occasion was a private, delightful, and enjoyable affair, with a weekend full of activities such as a tennis tournament, crawfish boil, and wine tasting.
On her special day, Stephens donned a personalized couture dress from Galia Lahav, paired with shoes by Amina Muaddi and a crystal headpiece by Maria Elena. Meanwhile, Jozy was dressed in a Dior tuxedo and Christian Louboutin shoes.
Who Is Jozy Altidore, Sloane Stephens’ Husband?
Josmer Volmy “Jozy” Altidore was born on November 6, 1989, and is a 32-year-old American professional soccer player. He currently plays for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer and is also a part of the United States national team.
Altidore started his professional soccer career in 2006 at the age of 16, as the 17th overall selection for the New York Red Bulls. He is famously known for being the youngest player to score in an MLS Playoff game. As per his MLS bio, Altidore has also played for the Turkish Super Lig club Bursaspor and the Dutch Eredivisie team AZ Alkmaar. While playing for AZ Alkmaar, he set a record by scoring 31 goals, which is the most by an American playing in a European league.