Stephens suffers abuse on social media after U.S. Open loss American Sloane Stephens received a torrent of angry messages on social media, including racist and sexist abuse, following her third round loss to Angelique Kerber at the U.S. Open, the tournament's 2017 champion said on Saturday. American tennis player speaks out on death threats after her loss, highlighting online abuse“You could probably go through my profile right now – I’m probably a ‘fat pig’ and words that I can’t say right now,” Shelby Rogers said. Tennis: Losing is bad enough but it now comes with death threats, say playersAs if a fourth round 6-2 6-1 thrashing at the U.S. Open was not hard enough to deal with, American Shelby Rogers said that she would most likely have to contend with death threats on social media following Monday's loss to Emma Raducanu. Shelby Rogers expects death threats after US Open loss to Emma RaducanuShelby Rogers has joined her compatriot Sloane Stephens in highlighting the abuse tennis players deal with on social media Tennis star Sloane Stephens on online abuse: 'This type of hate is so exhausting'U.S. tennis player Sloane Stephens on Saturday shared screenshots on Instagram of hateful messages she received in the hours after exiting the US Open, writing that the online abuse was "so exhausting and never ending." Sloane Stephens reveals torrent of online abuse received after US Open lossAmerican Sloane Stephens received a torrent of angry messages on social media, including racist and sexist abuse, following Friday loss at the US Open Sloane Stephens reveals she suffered online abuse after her US Open exitThe 2017 champion lost to Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-2 6-3 in Friday’s third-round match.