Injuries force Wimbledon champ Marion Bartoli to retire from tennis

After two hours of considering her physical condition, she tearfully announced she's quitting. Marion Bartoli said her Achilles, shoulder, hips and lower back hurt continuously when she plays.

updated: August 15, 2013 10:36 IST
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Cincinnati, Ohio: Marion Bartoli made a shock retirement announcement Wednesday, ending her career just weeks after winning Wimbledon.

Bartoli, citing a string of injuries, dropped the bombshell shortly after losing in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters to Romania's Simona Halep.

The top French star suffered a stunning 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 defeat to Halep.

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