Wimbledon champ Bartoli retires at 28

Just over a month after Marion Bartoli won her first ever Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, the 28-year-old Frenchwoman announced she is retiring from tennis.
Shane Bacon



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Marion Bartoli of France enjoys a ride in a horse & cart during day eight of the 2009 Australian Open on January 26, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France enjoys a ride in a horse & cart during day eight of the 2009 Australian Open on January 26, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France enjoys a ride in a horse & cart during day eight of the 2009 Australian Open on January 26, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France announces her retirement from professional tennis during the Western & Southern Open on August 14, 2013 at Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France announces her retirement from professional tennis during the Western & Southern Open on August 14, 2013 at Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France announces her retirement from professional tennis during the Western & Southern Open on August 14, 2013 at Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates victory during the Ladies Singles semi final match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on day ten of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates victory during the Ladies Singles semi final match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on day ten of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates victory during the Ladies Singles semi final match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on day ten of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Sara Errani (L) of Italy has her hair and makeup done next to Marion Bartoli of France at the Oriflame Style Suite before the draw ceremony for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships held at the Ciragan Palace on October 21, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Sara Errani (L) of Italy has her hair and makeup done next to Marion Bartoli of France at the Oriflame Style Suite before the draw ceremony for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships held at the Ciragan Palace on October 21, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Sara Errani (L) of Italy has her hair and makeup done next to Marion Bartoli of France at the Oriflame Style Suite before the draw ceremony for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships held at the Ciragan Palace on October 21, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves a shot to Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic during day two of the China Open at the National Tennis Center on October 2, 2011 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves a shot to Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic during day two of the China Open at the National Tennis Center on October 2, 2011 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves a shot to Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic during day two of the China Open at the National Tennis Center on October 2, 2011 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves to Maria Kirilenko of Russia during the Sony Ericsson Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2012 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves to Maria Kirilenko of Russia during the Sony Ericsson Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2012 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves to Maria Kirilenko of Russia during the Sony Ericsson Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2012 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
30 Jun 2000: Marion Bartoli of France in action during the Under 16 European Tennis Championships hald in Hatfield. Mandatory Credit: Aubrey Washington/ALLSPORT
30 Jun 2000: Marion Bartoli of France in action during the Under 16 European Tennis Championships hald in Hatfield. Mandatory Credit: Aubrey Washington/ALLSPORT
30 Jun 2000: Marion Bartoli of France in action during the Under 16 European Tennis Championships hald in Hatfield. Mandatory Credit: Aubrey Washington/ALLSPORT
Marion Bartoli of France in action during the women?s singles first round match against Julia Goerges of Germany on Day One of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 21, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France in action during the women?s singles first round match against Julia Goerges of Germany on Day One of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 21, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France in action during the women?s singles first round match against Julia Goerges of Germany on Day One of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 21, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves during her first round victory over Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain during day two of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 9, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves during her first round victory over Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain during day two of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 9, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves during her first round victory over Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain during day two of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 9, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli (pictured) of France beat 32 Seed Meghann Shaughnessy of the USA in her first round match 6-4 6-4. (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli (pictured) of France beat 32 Seed Meghann Shaughnessy of the USA in her first round match 6-4 6-4. (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli (pictured) of France beat 32 Seed Meghann Shaughnessy of the USA in her first round match 6-4 6-4. (Photo by Cynthia Lum/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves in her quarter final match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during day four of the 2012 Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 11, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves in her quarter final match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during day four of the 2012 Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 11, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France serves in her quarter final match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during day four of the 2012 Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 11, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France returns a shot to Julia Goerges of Germany during the Day 5 of China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 3, 2012 in Beijing, China.(Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France returns a shot to Julia Goerges of Germany during the Day 5 of China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 3, 2012 in Beijing, China.(Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France returns a shot to Julia Goerges of Germany during the Day 5 of China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 3, 2012 in Beijing, China.(Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates with the trophy after beating Petra Kvitova Czech Republic in the womens final during day 8 of the AEGON International tennis tournament on June 18, 2011 in Eastbourne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates with the trophy after beating Petra Kvitova Czech Republic in the womens final during day 8 of the AEGON International tennis tournament on June 18, 2011 in Eastbourne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates with the trophy after beating Petra Kvitova Czech Republic in the womens final during day 8 of the AEGON International tennis tournament on June 18, 2011 in Eastbourne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France in action during her women's singles first round match against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic on day 2 of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France in action during her women's singles first round match against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic on day 2 of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France in action during her women's singles first round match against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic on day 2 of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli, Sara Errani, Petra Kvitova, Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Na Li pose for photographs at the Oriflame Style Suite before the draw ceremony for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships held at the Ciragan Palace on October 21, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli, Sara Errani, Petra Kvitova, Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Na Li pose for photographs at the Oriflame Style Suite before the draw ceremony for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships held at the Ciragan Palace on October 21, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli, Sara Errani, Petra Kvitova, Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Na Li pose for photographs at the Oriflame Style Suite before the draw ceremony for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships held at the Ciragan Palace on October 21, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France plays a backhand during her Ladies' Singles second round match against Christina Mchale of the United States of America on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France plays a backhand during her Ladies' Singles second round match against Christina Mchale of the United States of America on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France plays a backhand during her Ladies' Singles second round match against Christina Mchale of the United States of America on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates victory with her father Walter Bartoli after the Ladies' Singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates victory with her father Walter Bartoli after the Ladies' Singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates victory with her father Walter Bartoli after the Ladies' Singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France runs to her box as she celebrates victory after the Ladies' Singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France runs to her box as she celebrates victory after the Ladies' Singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France runs to her box as she celebrates victory after the Ladies' Singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - OCTOBER 8: Marion Bartoli of France poses with the trophy after winning the Women's Singles final of AIG Japan Open Tennis Championship 2006 on October 8, 2006 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - OCTOBER 8: Marion Bartoli of France poses with the trophy after winning the Women's Singles final of AIG Japan Open Tennis Championship 2006 on October 8, 2006 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - OCTOBER 8: Marion Bartoli of France poses with the trophy after winning the Women's Singles final of AIG Japan Open Tennis Championship 2006 on October 8, 2006 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates a point during her women's singles first round match against Jamie Hampton of the United States during Day One of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2012 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates a point during her women's singles first round match against Jamie Hampton of the United States during Day One of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2012 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates a point during her women's singles first round match against Jamie Hampton of the United States during Day One of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2012 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain poses with the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy and Marion Bartoli of France (R) poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy at the Wimbledon Championships 2013 Winners Ball at InterContinental Park Lane Hotel on July 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Bob Martin - Pool/AELTC via Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain poses with the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy and Marion Bartoli of France (R) poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy at the Wimbledon Championships 2013 Winners Ball at InterContinental Park Lane Hotel on July 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Bob Martin - Pool/AELTC via Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain poses with the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy and Marion Bartoli of France (R) poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy at the Wimbledon Championships 2013 Winners Ball at InterContinental Park Lane Hotel on July 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Bob Martin - Pool/AELTC via Getty Images)

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