Tennis Champion Sloane Stephens Is Engaged to Soccer Player Jozy Altidore

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Sloane Stephens of the United States poses with the championship trophy during the trophy presentation after the Women's Singles finals match on Day Thirteen of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Sloane Stephens defeated Madison Keys in the second set with a score of 6-3, 6-0. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Tennis champion Sloane Stephens is engaged to soccer player Jozy Altidore, the couple revealed Monday, April 29.

Stephens, 26, took to Instagram to post a smiling snapshot with her new fiance, 29, the forward for Toronto FC and a player on the U.S. national team. “Forever yes,” she captioned the pic.

The couple first started dating in 2016.


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Forever yes ♥️

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“She is somebody who gets everything I am going through without having to say anything,” Altidore told USA Today of Stephens in October 2017. “You look at each other and you kind of know right away if one of you is annoyed. She just kind of gets the mood I’m in, as obviously she lives a very similar kind of life.

Altidore also took to Instagram Monday to post a photo from the sweet moment, writing: “Forever starts now.”

“In that regard it works really well,” he added in the same interview with USA Today. “There is no stress. She is a successful athlete and I do OK, and we just enjoy our time together when we are together.”

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