Carol test: Marion Bartoli Announces Retirement from Tennis

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In a move that will send shockwaves reverberating through the tennis world, defending Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced her retirement from the sport following a second-round loss to Simona Halep of Romania at the 2013 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

ESPN Tennis' Twitter feed first had the news, which she announced at her post-match press conference: