Stephens falls flat against Azarenka

Updated: January 20, 2014, 4:30 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Very little indicated that this was anything special, nothing much that demonstrated any real emotion, let alone a revenge factor at play in Monday's fourth-round match between two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka and 20-year-old American Sloane Stephens at the Australian Open.

And Stephens clearly could have used something.

Instead, the No. 13 seed, who lost in last year's semifinal here to Azarenka following a controversial finish, went ...

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