Tennis-Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces shock retirement

CINCINNATI Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:57am BST

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CINCINNATI Aug 14 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli shocked the tennis world on Wednesday 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 came into the media room and said: "I just can't do it anymore". (Reporting by Steve Keating; Editing by Peter Rutherford)