Serena Williams into 4th round

Updated: August 31, 2013, 3:43 AM ET
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NEW YORK -- Yet to be challenged even a bit at this US Open, Serena Williams now gets a sure-to-be-hyped match against one of only three women to beat her all year, Sloane Stephens.

From the moment the women's draw came out at Flushing Meadows, it was clear which potential fourth-rounder was the most intriguing: defending champion Williams against up-and-coming talent Stephens, the top two Americans in the rankings.

"As I always say, I think it will be epic," Stephens said. "I'm ...

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