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Bartoli calls it quits, feels complete

After Wimbledon title, injury and waning interest too much for 28-year-old

Originally Published: August 15, 2013
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

CINCINNATI - Marion Bartoli only needed to win Wimbledon to feel like she achieved everything she ever wanted to in tennis.

At least that's the message the reigning Wimbledon champion delivered late Wednesday night, when she suddenly announced her retirement from tennis after a second-round loss to Simona Halep (3-6, 6-4, 6-1) at the Western & Southern Open.

"Well, it's never easy and obviously there is never a time to say it or whatever, but that was actually the last match of my ...

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