Marion Bartoli

Marion Bartoli (born 2 October 1984) is a French professional tennis player and the current French no. 1 (out of 6 French players in the top-100). She has won seven Women's Tennis Association singles titles and three doubles titles. She was also a runner-up at the 2007 Wimbledon Championships.

Bartoli has defeated three reigning world no. 1 players in her career so far. She defeated Justine Henin in the semifinal of the 2007 Wimbledon Championships, 1–6, 7–5, 6–1, Jelena Janković in the fourth round of the 2009 Australian Open, 6–1, 6–4, and Victoria Azarenka, 6–3, 6–3, in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open. She has also recorded wins over other top players such as Venus and Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic, Lindsay Davenport, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Dinara Safina, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Samantha Stosur, Victoria Azarenka and Kim Clijsters.

She is known for her unorthodox style of play using two hands on both her forehand and backhand. On January 30, 2012 she rose to a new career high ranking of no. 7 in the world. By reaching the quarterfinals of the 2012 US Open, Bartoli has now reached at least the quarterfinal stage of each Grand Slam.

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