"It was not a pleasant experience" - Sloane Stephens details scary encounter with bee during her match in Parma

American tennis player Sloane Stephens encountered a bee sting during her first-round match against Poland's Magdalena Frech at the WTA Parma Ladies Open tournament.

The incident happened during the third set of the match when the score was 4-4. The American immediately called for a physio and resumed the match after a brief medical time-out and eventually won the third set. Stephens eventually prevailed with a 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory.

Taking to social media, Sloane Stephens said the experience wasn't a pleasant one.

"I got stung by a bee at 4-4 in the 3rd set during my match today and it was not a pleasant experience. 0/10 - Do not recommend," she tweeted.

The 2017 US Open champion would go on to lose to Danka Kovinic in a tight three-set match in the round of 16, as she struggles to regain her form in an underwhelming 2022 season.

Place comments

666

0 Comments

More comments

You are currently seeing only the comments you are notified about, if you want to see all comments from this post, click the button below.

Show all comments