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Unlikely trio in French Open third round

Updated: May 31, 2012, 4:42 PM ET
By Joanne C. Gerstner

PARIS -- There were 12 American women entered in the main draw of the French Open. Ten advanced to the second round but only three remain moving into the third round.

If the average tennis fan were given this scenario heading into Roland Garros, and then asked to name the trio of Americans left standing, chances are they would not have come up with this list: Sloane Stephens. Christina McHale. And Varvara Lepchenko.

Lepchenko pulled off the biggest second-round ...

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