Posted: Fri October 11, 2013 8:04PM; Updated: Fri October 11, 2013 8:03PM

Sloane Stephens upset by Stefanie Voegele in Linz quarterfinals

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Sloane Stephens lost in the Linz quarters
Sloane Stephens lost 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-5 in the Linz quarters Friday.
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LINZ, Austria (AP) - Second-seeded Sloane Stephens of the United States was upset 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-5 Friday by Stefanie Voegele in the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies.

The 12th-ranked Stephens lost the last five games of the final set. Stephens also lost a 5-2 lead in the opening set before converting her ninth set point in the tiebreaker. Voegele used one break to take the second set and won the third after trailing 5-2.

The 58th-ranked Voegele will play two-time former champion Ana Ivanovic or Dominika Cibulkova in an attempt to reach her first career final.

Also, fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain beat Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-1, 6-3. Suarez Navarro won the first eight points of the match and held serve throughout.

She'll play either top-seeded Angelique Kerber or Patricia Mayr-Achleitner.

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