Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland returns against Donald Young during the first round of the Citi Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka, struggling in his comeback from left knee surgery, was ousted by U.S. qualifier Donald Young at the ATP and WTA Washington Open Tuesday.Third-ranked Stephens, who captured her first Grand Slam title last year in New York, rallied from 5-2 down in the first set to book a second-round match against Germany's Andrea Petkovic.Wawrinka, who began his career in 2002, won his first Grand Slam title at the 2014 Australian Open and added the 2015 French Open and 2016 U.S. Open titles. He reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2014 and 2015 but hasn't gotten past the second round since.Hard-learned patience over 12 years before his slam breakthrough is paying dividends as Wawrinka tries to recapture top form.Stephens, who won her first WTA title at Washington in 2015, fired her sixth ace on her first match-point chance to advance after 1 hour, 53 minutes.One other men's match and four women's matches were postponed as well.
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