Tennis: Joseph Schooling takes in the sights at the US Open finals

Olympic champion Joseph Schooling with American tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands, one of those who qualified for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global in Singapore last year.
Olympic champion Joseph Schooling with American tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands, one of those who qualified for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global in Singapore last year.PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

SINGAPORE - Olympic swimming champion Joseph Schooling accepted an invitation from the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) to attend the US Open finals in the VIP box at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

Schooling posted a wefie of himself and a friend on Instagram with the caption, "First US Open", and was also seen with fellow Rio Games gold medallist and American tennis professional Bethanie Mattek-Sands at the last Major of the season.

First US Open ✔️ #wtafinals

First US Open ✔️ #wtafinals

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American Sloane Stephens won her maiden Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-0 women's singles final victory against compatriot Madison Keys on Saturday (Sunday morning, Singapore time).

Kevin Anderson of South Africa will take on Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the men's singles final on Sunday (Monday morning, Singapore time).