Sara Errani lays psyche bare

Updated: August 29, 2013, 4:33 PM ET
By Jane McManus | espnW.com

NEW YORK -- Rarely are athletes so transparent about their struggles, but Sara Errani's blue eyes confessed to an internal conflict after a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Flavia Pennetta in the second round of the US Open on Thursday.

"I think [it's] the pressure, everything is very difficult for me," Errani said.

As the fifth-ranked player in the world, Errani was given the No. 4 seed at the US Open after Maria Sharapova withdrew and all the remaining seeds were bumped ...

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