Sloane Stephens completed her undefeated run through the round-robin portion of the WTA Finals in Singapore, as the 5th-seeded American defeated No.1 seed Angelique, 6-3, 6-3, to win the Red Group and reach the semifinals.
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Stephens finished the match with 25 winners, seven more than her opponent, and won two-thirds of points on the German’s second service. Kerber was also undone by 38 unforced errors throughout the clash, and went only 2-for-10 on break points, including 0-for-7 to start the match.
Stephens completes the semifinal lineup, joining fellow 5-8 seeds Elina Svitolina, Karolina Pliskova, and Kiki Bertens in the final four, as the top four seeds all fell in the round-robin. Red Group winner Stephens will face Karolina Pliskova in the semifinals, as the Czech finished second in the White Group.