Sloane Stephens brings it for big stage

Updated: May 31, 2014, 1:39 PM ET
By Jim Caple | espnW.com

PARIS -- Sloane Stephens easily handled most every shot Ekaterina Makarova sent across the net in Saturday morning's third-round match, beating the lefty in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. Adequately answering the persistent question reporters asked her in the French Open interview room, however, posed more of a challenge.

As has been heavily discussed, Stephens is far more successful in Grand Slams than in lesser tournaments. She has reached the fourth round in the past six majors, ...

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