Marion Bartoli

  • I deserved winning a grand slam: Marion Bartoli 16-08-2013 10:56 AM

    Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli shocked the tennis world on Wednesday by announcing her retirement from the sport at the age of 28. ...
  • One day on, Bartoli has 'no regrets' about retirement 16-08-2013 10:22 AM

    Cincinnati: Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli said she was having no second thoughts about her shock decision to retire from tennis and was looking forward to starting a new chapter in her life. Bartoli, 28, stunned the tennis world 12 hours earlier when she left the court after a second-round defeat...
  • Former players urge Bartoli to rethink or face regret 15-08-2013 10:43 PM

    Paris: Former top tennis players Goran Ivanisevic and Guy Forget have urged Marion Bartoli to reconsider her shock decision to retire from the sport, saying the Wimbledon champion would regret missing out on many great moments. The world number seven stunned the tennis world on Wednesday by calling it a...
  • Bartoli, Tsonga confirmed for Hopman Cup 17-07-2013 09:03 AM

    Sydney: Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli and world No. 8 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will represent France at the mixed-teams Hopman Cup tennis event in January as part of the lead-up to the Australian Open. The pair are the first team to be announced for the event at Perth Arena from December 28...
  • Marion Bartoli thrashes Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title 06-07-2013 08:07 PM

    London: Marion Bartoli overwhelmed an out of sorts Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 on a sun-drenched Centre Court to win her first Wimbledon title on Saturday. Frenchwoman Bartoli, seeded 15th, took full advantage of a desperately nervous performance by her German opponent who knocked out defending champion Serena Williams in the...
  • Unlikely Bartoli versus Lisicki final a clash of styles 05-07-2013 11:28 PM

    London: A clash of styles featuring an unorthodox Frenchwoman and a smooth powerful German will play out when Marion Bartoli and Sabine Lisicki bid to etch their names on to the Wimbledon honours board on Saturday. Emerging unscathed from the chaos of a women's draw that scattered the favourites and...
  • Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli reach Wimbledon final 04-07-2013 09:45 PM

    London: Sabine Lisicki advanced to her first Wimbledon final a couple of hours after Marion Bartoli reached her second. Lisicki, a 2011 semi-finalist at the All England Club, beat fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 Thursday on Centre Court, overpowering her opponent at the start and then hanging on at...
  • Bartoli crushes Flipkens to reach Wimbledon final 04-07-2013 06:56 PM

    London: Marion Bartoli wasted little time in advancing to her second Wimbledon final, dancing and grunting her way to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday. The 15th-seeded Frenchwoman jumped ahead 3-0 in the first set and broke early in the second for another 3-0 lead. Flipkens, a...
  • Opportunity knocks as outsiders reach semis at Wimbledon 03-07-2013 01:18 PM

    London: The leading ladies have exited stage left but the understudies kept this most volatile of Wimbledon scripts bubbling along on Tuesday to ensure a new name will be engraved on the trophy come Saturday. Emerging from a quarter-final line-up featuring women from eight different nations and with just two...
  • Bartoli beats Stephens to reach Wimbledon semis 03-07-2013 05:53 AM

    London: Marion Bartoli of France eliminated the last US player at Wimbledon on Tuesday, reaching her third Grand Slam semi-final by beating Sloane Stephens 6-4, 7-5 in a rain-interrupted, break-filled match. The 15th-seeded Bartoli, the 2007 runner-up at the All England Club, was leading 5-4 with Stephens serving at deuce...
  • Shocks leave last eight women dreaming of Wimbledon title 02-07-2013 11:15 AM

    Eight women from eight different countries will walk through the gates of the All England Club on Tuesday harbouring genuine title hopes following a Wimbledon wipeout of the headline attractions. Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova, Wimbledon champion in 2011, and China's Li Na, French Open winner in the same year,...
  • Bartoli withdraws from Eastbourne 19-06-2013 04:20 PM

    Eastbourne: Marion Bartoli of France has withdrawn from the Eastbourne grass-court tournament with a viral infection, giving No. 2-seeded Li Na of China a walkover into the quarter-finals. Bartoli, the 2011 champion, reached the second round with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Flavia Pennetta of Italy on Monday. Later on...
  • Francesca Schiavone eases into French Open 4th round 01-06-2013 08:28 PM

    Paris: Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone easily beat 13th-seeded Marion Bartoli of France 6-2, 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday. The Italian won at Roland Garros three years ago but is unseeded at this year's tournament. She broke Bartoli's serve five times overall...
  • Marion Bartoli struggles to win the first round 29-05-2013 08:38 AM

    Paris: Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli did her best to lift the gloom hanging over a rainy Roland Garros on Tuesday after putting herself and the shivering home fans through agonies in a three-hour victory over Olga Govortsova. The 13th seed scraped into the second round, clinching a 7-6(8), 4-6, 7-5 win...
  • Williams, Sharapova advance in Doha 12-02-2013 11:42 PM

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