Ivanovic returned this week after sitting out since Wimbledon with a thigh injury. Following a first-match victory against Vania King at the L.A. Women's Tennis Championships, the 11th-seeded Ivanovic lost to Samantha Stosur in a 62-minute rout. Nevertheless, Ivanovic is encouraged about her prospects. ''I'm headed in the right direction,'' she said.
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