Cincinnati, Ohio (August 15th, 2013)- In news that shocked the tennis world, 2013 Wimbledon Champion, Marion Bartoli, has decided to retire from the game of tennis. Bartoli quoted during her post match interview, “it’ never easy, and obviously there is never a time to say it or whatever, but that was actually my last match of my career.” The 2013 Wimbledon Champion recognized that it was one of the hardest decisions to make in her life, but she felt the time was right. Lastly, an emotional Bartoli said that “everyone will remember my Wimbledon title, no one will remember the last match I played here.”
Midwest Sports was honored to have the Wimbledon Champion stop by our retail tent during this tournament. Bartoli picked up a bag from Prince & she also decided to purchase one last tournament souvenir, an official Western & Southern towel. Thanks for all of the great tennis memories Marion!