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Sloane Stephens loses 6-4, 6-4 at Charleston event

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — American Sloane Stephens lost 6-4, 6-4 to Elina Svitolina at the Family Circle Cup.

The 18th-ranked Stephens was upset by the 19-year-old Svitolina, who is ranked a career-best No. 35 this week.

Svitolina, who is from the Ukraine, earned her fourth career victory over a top 20 player – the third coming last week at the tournament near Miami.

Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic, the highest seeded player remaining after Serena Williams lost Tuesday, will play Wednesday night against American Lauren Davis.

Venus Williams will face Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa.

Sloane Stephens loses 6-4, 6-4 at Charleston event

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — American Sloane Stephens lost 6-4, 6-4 to Elina Svitolina at the Family Circle Cup.

The 18th-ranked Stephens was upset by the 19-year-old Svitolina, who is ranked a career-best No. 35 this week.

Svitolina, who is from the Ukraine, earned her fourth career victory over a top 20 player – the third coming last week at the tournament near Miami.

Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic, the highest seeded player remaining after Serena Williams lost Tuesday, will play Wednesday night against American Lauren Davis.

Venus Williams will face Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa.