Nightly News   |  August 15, 2013

Tennis champion Marion Bartoli retires

Weeks after winning Wimbledon, tennis player Marion Bartoli made the stunning announcement that she is retiring at age 28. NBC’s Lester Holt tells you why.

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>>> a stunning announcement from the professional sports world, just weeks after winning at wimbledon, tennis player marion bar tolly says it's over. she's retiring from tennis at age 28. the announcement came after she was defeated in a match in cincinnati. she said constant physical pain had taken its toll, that she'd pushed her body to the limit to achieve her dream, but just cannot do it anymore.