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Top-ranked Ash Barty crashed out of the U.S. Open in the third round on Saturday, disappointed but ready to put defeat behind her and start planning for what comes next.

The reigning Wimbledon champion won 11 of 14 games after dropping the first set, was then broken twice while serving for the match and eventually dropped a shocker to American Shelby Rogers 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5).

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