Wimbledon champ Marion Bartoli retires at 28
Marion Bartoli of France announces her retirement from professional tennis during the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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MASON, Ohio - Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has decided to retire at age 28, saying she could no longer deal with the continuous pain on the court.
Her tearful announcement at the Western & Southern Open came only two months after she pushed through pain to win her greatest championship on Wimbledon's chewed-up grass.
She was seeded 15th when she beat Sabine Lisicki for the title at the All England Club.
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