Once a Top 10 player now Ernests Gulbis coming a spokesman for the disenfranchised rank-and-file.
The seven-time major champion will consult the Canadian at the Championships.
Stephens sums up third-round exit: "It sucks and I'm sad, but she played a good match."
Barbora Strycova pulled off a triple play of thrills outdueling the Ninja in the point of the day.
The nine-time champion suffered an injury to his left wrist.
World No. 2 makes it look easy lobbing 6'11" Karlovic.
Alize Cornet won a three-set thriller over Tatjana Maria and the two had words when it was over.