Amid media hype, Serena masterfully handles dynamic with Stephens

Monday September 2nd, 2013
Serena Williams continues to praise Sloane Stephens, in a way placing pressure on the young player.
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• Edward Sherwin of N.Y.: "The epigraph to Novak Djokovic's new book, Serve To Win, is the following quote attributed to Winston Churchill: 'We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.' But at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, a stone marker in the Arthur Ashe Commemorative Garden includes the following quote attributed to Ashe: 'From what we get, we make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.' The similarity between the two quotations seems a little odd, not least of all with Djokovic (who used Churchill's quote, but plays in a stadium named for Ashe) serving as a bridge between two historic individuals with very little connection."

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