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Marion Bartoli wins Wimbledon, retires

Marion Bartoli talks about her Wimbledon championship and retirement

Originally Published: December 13, 2013
By Shaun Assael | ESPN The Magazine

Shaun Assael: You played 46 consecutive grand slams before you finally won one at Wimbledon. Did winning feel the way you thought it would? Marion Bartoli: Definitely not. This 47th one was a total shock and surprise. I stayed very calm and focused up until the last ball was played. But when everything was over, I got overwhelmed. I asked my dad a million times, "Did I really just win Wimbledon? Did this really just happen?" It took me at least a month to really realize what I had ...

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