Australian Open all atwitter about Sloane Stephens (Yahoo! Sports)

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Sloane Stephens of the US celebrates after defeating compatriot Serena Williams in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sloane Stephens wiped away tears as she thought about hanging a poster of herself on a wall in the place of her childhood hero.


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