Last American singles player at French Open loses

  • Mon Jun 2nd, 2014 9:53am
  • Sports

Associated Press

PARIS — Sloane Stephens lost to fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6-4, 6-3 in the French Open’s fourth round on Monday, leaving no American singles players in the tournament.

The 15th-seeded Stephens made 35 unforced errors, 10 more than Halep, and simply could not hold serve, getting broken 6 of 9 times.

The match was tied at 4-4 in the first set when Halep took control by winning the next four games.

Halep reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time.