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Ivanovic ends Stephens' run in third round

Ivanovic ends Stephens' run in third round

Originally Published: September 3, 2011
By Viv Bernstein

NEW YORK -- Sloane Stephens didn't want to play on Arthur Ashe Stadium court until she had earned her place on that hallowed ground. Fair enough. After winning her first two matches at the U.S. Open, she got her match on Ashe.

But when she finally made it to center court, the experience turned out to be more daunting than she could have imagined.

"I went out and I played, I did the best that I could to fight nerves," Stephens said after a 6-3, 6-4 loss to No. 16 seed Ana Ivanovic ...

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