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Stephens marries footballer Altidore

Tennis – Billie Jean King Cup – Finals – O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic – November 3, 2021 American Sloane Stephens celebrates her group stage victory over Spain’s Nuria Parrizas Diaz REUTERS / David W Cerny

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Jan. 4 (Reuters) – Sloane Stephens has married footballer Jozy Altidore, the Grand Slam tennis champion revealed on social media on Tuesday.

Stephens, who announced their engagement in April 2019, posted a photo of the couple at the wedding walking hand-in-hand with a caption saying the wedding took place on Saturday, New Year’s Day.

Other American tennis players Jennifer Brady and Amanda Anisimova were among those who responded enthusiastically when they saw the photo of the happy couple in Miami.

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“Congratulations, @SloaneStephens and @JozyAltidore!” former world number one Billie Jean King wrote on Twitter.

“Best wishes from @ilanakloss and I as you journey into your new life together.”

Stephens, 28, won the US Open in 2017 and reached a career high of No.3 in 2018.

Altidore, 32, plays for the Toronto FC MLS team and has scored 42 goals in 115 appearances for the United States National team.

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Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles Editing by Toby Davis

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