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Kasatkina matures as artist

INDIAN WELLS - Giving Daria Kasatkina a rigid game plan is like limiting a great artist to using a paint-by-numbers kit. Filling her head with elaborate plans makes no sense when she has the skills and creativity to produce masterpieces by relying on her skills and instincts.

The 20-year-old Russian, weary of focusing on tactics and "small things" with her old coach, Vladimir Platenik, began

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