Murky outlook for Ivanovic, Sharapova

Originally Published: May 24, 2009
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

PARIS -- It was too hot to don a champion's mantle here Sunday, and Ana Ivanovic insists she's starting from scratch at the French Open anyway. She entered Philippe Chatrier Stadium, the site of her breakthrough first Grand Slam title last year, promptly at 11 a.m. local time with no visible sense of entitlement.

She did permit herself a little nostalgia. "There were a lot of memories that were dormant and they awaken, walking on the court," Ivanovic said. "When I think of those ...

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