Sloane Stephens — Last American to be eliminated at Wimbledon

Marion Bartoli is within one match of a surprise second Wimbledon final appearance after beating American Sloane Stephens 6-4 7-5 in a bizarre rain-interrupted quarter-final on Tuesday that featured eight successive breaks of serve.
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2013 Sony Open Player Party - Arrivals

MIAMI, FL - MARCH 19: Sloane Stephens arrives at Sony Open Player Party 2013 at JW Marriott Marquis on March 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

Pre-Wimbledon Party - Arrivals

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Sloane Stephens attends the annual pre-Wimbledon party at Kensington Roof Gardens on June 20, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Seven

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Sloane Stephens of United States of America plays a backhand during her Ladies' Singles fourth round match against Monica Puig of Puerto Rico on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Six

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Sloane Stephens of United States of America plays a forehand during the Ladies' Singles third round match against Petra Cetkovska of Czech Republicon day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day One

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 24: Sloane Stephens of United States of America celebrates a point during her Ladies' Singles first round match against Jamie Hampton of the United States of America on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 24, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

2013 BNP Paribas Open - Day 2

INDIAN WELLS, CA - MARCH 07: Sloane Stephens of USA arrives for a player's party at the IW Club on March 7, 2013 in Indian Wells, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2013 - Day Four

ROME, ITALY - MAY 15: Sloane Stephens of the USA serves against Kiki Bertens of Netherlands in their second round match during day four of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2013 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 15, 2013 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2013 Australian Open - Day 10

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23: Sloane Stephens of the United States celebrates winning her Quarterfinal match against Serena Williams of the United States during day ten of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

2013 Australian Open - Day 10

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23: Sloane Stephens of the United States of America talks to the media at a press conference after her Quarterfinal match win against Serena Williams of the United States of America during day ten of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

2013 Australian Open - Day 11

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Sloane Stephens of the United States of America plays a backhand in her Semifinal match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during day eleven of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

2013 Australian Open - Day 11

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: (Editors Note. Image converted to B&W. Colour version available) Sloane Stephens of the United States looks on in her Semifinal match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during day eleven of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Julian Finney-Pool/Getty Images)

2013 BNP Paribas Open - Day 4

INDIAN WELLS, CA - MARCH 09: Sloane Stephens checks her raquet in her match with Urszula Radwanska of Poland during day 4 of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 9, 2013 in Indian Wells, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship - Day One

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - FEBRUARY 18: Sorana Cirstea of Romania (R) is congratulated by Sloane Stephens of USA after Cirstea won in three sets during day one of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship on February 18, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)