June 18, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

Nearly 37 and ranked No. 715, American Alexandra Stevenson keeps soldiering on.

But if there’s anything that has marked her career in the days since she was so promising, it’s the number of times she has retired in matches.

With her latest, in the final round of qualifying at a $25K in Australia this week, our unofficial count has her at 70 for her career (in singles). 

But this one was extra-special.

A Twitter follower noted the late ending to the match and sure enough, Stevenson stopped when she was match point down.

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