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Stosur analyzes mental aspect of losing at home

Updated: January 16, 2013, 9:52 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Samantha Stosur felt great before things started to spin out of control.

She was playing before her home crowd at the Australian Open and she was winning -- by a lot. The anxiety that had risen so often on center court seemed at bay.

Up 5-2 in the third set, Stosur was two points -- just two points -- from reaching the third round.

"It was close to being a great day," Stosur said, trying to analyze what went wrong. "And now, it's not such a great day."

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