Azarenka’s break breaks foe

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 3:57 a.m.

After failing to win five match points while up 5-3 in her semifinal match against Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka came back from an injury timeout to eliminate Stephens and advance to defend her 2012 Australian Open title.

Sloane Stephens sat for nine minutes, mostly staring at the court and trying to forget the curious timing of Victoria Azarenka’s medical timeout. She may have been the only one trying to ignore it.

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Sports, Pages 19 on 01/25/2013