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Sloane Stephens last American standing

Updated: July 2, 2013, 9:47 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

LONDON -- Try as she might, Sloane Stephens just can't shake the comparisons to Serena Williams.

It's just not quite the way anyone could have predicted.

On the same day that the five-time Wimbledon champion was eliminated in the fourth round, Stephens prevailed in three sets to become the lone American to survive into the quarterfinals. Stephens' victory over Monica Puig on Monday also marked the second time in the past three Grand Slam tournaments that Stephens has ...

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