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Svetlana, we hardly knew you

Updated: August 30, 2005, 9:49 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Svetlana Kuznetsova seemed to see this one coming.

"Last year was very hard," Kuznetsova said the day before she opened the defense of her 2004 U.S. Open title. "I travel a lot, I had a lot of pressure and stuff.

"Last year was a big breakthrough, and this year I couldn't make it so good also. It's a bit difficult [and] my body still may be not ready to do the same job as it did last year."

On Monday, Kuznetsova did the unthinkable. She lost to Ekaterina Bychkova, ...

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