Stephens Beats Makarova to Advance at Tennis’s French OpenChristopher Elser
American Sloane Stephens beat Ekaterina Makarova in their third-round match at tennis’s French Open.
Stephens, the 15th seed, won 6-3, 6-4. She had beaten the Russian the only other time they met, in 2012, also at Roland Garros. The win means Stephens, 19, will be in the round of 16 for the third year in a row the clay court tournament.