|Born||2 October 1984
Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, France
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||63 kilograms (139 lb)|
|Turned pro||February 2000|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed both sides), born left-handed|
|Career titles||8 WTA, 6 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 7 (30 January 2012)|
|Current ranking||No. 7 (8 July 2013)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||QF (2009)|
|French Open||SF (2011)|
|US Open||QF (2012)|
|Championships||RR (2007, 2011)|
|Career titles||3 WTA, 1 ITF titles|
|Highest ranking||No. 15 (5 July 2004)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2004, 2005)|
|French Open||3R (2005, 2006)|
|US Open||SF (2003)|
Last updated on: 6 July 2013.
Marion Bartoli (born 2 October 1984) is a retired female professional tennis player from France. She lives in Geneva in Switzerland. Her highest ranking was 7th in the world in singles and 15th in doubles. Bartoli won the Wimbledon singles in 2013. She also won seven Women's Tennis Association tournaments in singles and three in doubles. She was known for playing two-handed shots on both forehand and backhand, which is unusual.
In 2007 she played in the Wimbledon final against Venus Williams, after winning against the World Number 1 Justine Henin in the semi-finals. It was considered one of the biggest shocks in Wimbledon history. Bartoli lost against Williams in the final, finishing as runner-up.
Grand Slam record[change | edit source]
|Year||Australian Open||French Open||Wimbledon||US Open|
|2002||Round 1||Round 1||A||Round 3|
|2003||Round 1||Round 2||Round 1||Round 1|
|2004||Round 2||Round 1||Round 3||Round 2|
|2005||Round 2||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3|
|2006||Round 2||Round 2||Round 2||Round 3|
|2007||Round 2||Round 4||Final||Round 4|
|2008||Round 1||Round 1||Round 3||Round 4|
|2009||Quarter Final||Round 2||Round 3||Round 2|
|2010||Round 3||Round 3||Round 4||Round 2|
|2011||Round 2||Semi Final||Quarter Final||Round 2|
|2012||Round 3||Round 2||Round 2||Quarter Final|
|2013||Round 3||Round 3||Winner||A|
Sources[change | edit source]
- "Marion Bartoli". Women's Tennis Association. http://www.wtatennis.com/players/player/1007. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- "Players". WTA Tennis English. http://www.wtatennis.com/player/marion-bartoli_2257889_1007. Retrieved 6 July 2013.