Subdued Sloane: I'm still the same person

by: Matt Cronin | May 27, 2013

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A soft-spoken Sloane Stephens tells at Roland Garros that she has not toned herself down due to the backlash she received for criticizing Serena Williams in various magazines. The two have said to have made up. In Paris after her first-round victory, the normally bubbly Stephens was subdued, but the American said she hasn't purposely pulled back.
“Not at all. I'm still me,” she said. "It's all been discussed [between Serena and I] and everything is fine. Just moving forward. I think it was just a learning process. I got through it and I'm back to playing good tennis.

“Loving being out on the court and loving practicing and being at tennis center all day, which is very -- that's not common. I'm loving being here. I think that's all that matters.”

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