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Konta rallies past Stephens to set up Venus clash in Rome
Rome, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - Britain's Johanna Konta set up a third round clash with Venus Williams on Thursday after coming from a set down to beat American Sloane Stephens at the Italian Open.
Konta, 27, won 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 6-1 against the seventh-seeded Stephens who reached the semi-finals in Madrid last week.
Konta, ranked 42, next meets Williams, the 1999 Rome winner, who was handed a third round ticket aft ...