Wimbledon Champion Bartoli Retires

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Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli shocked the tennis world on Wednesday (August 14) by announcing her retirement from the sport at the age of 28. After a second round loss to Romanian Simona Halep at the Western and Southern Open, the Frenchwoman, ranked seventh in the world said: "I just really can't do it anymore". Her surprise announcement comes just six weeks after she beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki in the Wimbledon final to claim her one and only grand slam title.