Bartoli has no regrets
Cincinnati - Marion Bartoli didn't plan her retirement from tennis just six weeks after winning Wimbledon, but the French star remained confident Thursday she had made the right decision. "I always express my feelings, and I felt it was time," Bartoli said on a conference call from Cincinnati some 12 hours after her stunning announcement in the wake of a second-round loss to Simona Halep in the hardcourt tournament there. She spoke to her family, including her father and longtime coach, Walter, about the decision by phone.
Bartoli's decision brought swift calls for her to reconsider. Former French Davis Cup and Fed Cup skipper Guy Forget was concerned that she had been too hasty.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at SPORT24