Marion Bartoli

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Marion Bartoli

Marion Bartoli (Marion Bartoli) born in 1984 in the town of Le Puy-en-Velay, the Department Varhnyaya Loire, France (Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, France), in a family with the French, Corsican and Catalan roots.

Author: Eugene Tantsurina

Play tennis, she began at the age of 6 years; constant training in a small sports center, where she was the youngest participant, the result is not immediately began to give. After the victory in the final of the Open championship of America Championships (2001 Junior US Open) in 2001, the year against Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, the girl’s father, Walter (Walter), quit his job doctor and seriously engaged in training her daughter, becoming a personal trainer. The girl’s mother has never supported her hobbies, as always worried for her daughter; Even now it is rarely seen in the crowd of fans. According to Marion, she always wanted an academic career for her. By the way, Marion predisposition to it is: her intelligence quotient (IQ), if you believe the newspapers, about 175.

The style of play Bartoli is markedly different from the majority of players: during the game, she uses both hands, so any impact girls get much stronger. In addition, while playing tennis actively changing the position on the court, so her opponent never sure where the next blow will follow. It is known that with the choice of the manner of the game in many ways helped the girl’s father, who, knowing the force of impact daughter used it against its rivals.

strong point of the game is to feed Marion instead wide scope racket girl gives the ball speed with a sharp bending of the wrist. This technique gives her more control over the ball, but takes a lot more effort.

In 2002, shortly after winning the Junior US Open, Marion got on tournament Australian Open (Australian Open), but in the first game lost to Pisnik Tina (Tina Pisnik) on the results of three sets.

ended in failure, and participate in the French Open tennis tournament (French Open): after three sets of persistent struggle against the Japanese tennis player Ai Sugiyama (Ai Sugiyama) Marion went to court defeat. Fortunately, the next tournament, already familiar to the Open championship of America, appeared for Bartoli more successful: a clear victory over the tennis player from Spain, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Arantxa S & # 225; nchez Vicario), which at that time was in the list of the 100 best tennis players in the world . In the next game Frenchwoman met Rosanna de los Rios (Rossana de los R & # 237; os) – and again a clear win. Next opponent, American Lindsay Davenport (Lindsay Ann Davenport), which received 4 seeded in the tournament, defeated Marion with a score of 6: 3, 6: 1 by the result of two sets.

At the beginning of 2003 the first tennis player in his career reached the semi-finals of the International Women’s tournament in Canberra (Canberra Women’s Classic), but lost to Francesca Schiavone (Francesca Schiavone), winning only one of the three sets. Also, she has taken part in such tournaments like the Australian Open tournament (Australian Open), Open GDF Suez in Paris (Paris) and the Indian Wells Masters, which is included in the first category of tournaments WTA (WTA Tier I).

The year 2004 began for Marion to enter the list of 50 strongest tennis players of the world. This was followed by a good performance in the tournament ASB Classic, which was held in Auckland, New Zealand (Auckland, New Zealand). She reached the semifinals, losing to Patty Schnyder (Patty Schnyder) on the results of three sets.

However, most fans remember much incredible performance Bartoli at Wimbledon (Wimbledon Championships), where she reached the third round. Further down the standings, it prevented progress already familiar to her Ai Sugiyama.

At the end of the year she has been doing for 41 th position in the ranking of the strongest tennis players in the world with 30 victories and 24 defeats in the year.

The year 2005 has started very well for Marion semifinals in Auckland quarterfinals in Canberra took her 32 th place in the ranking. Soon, she won the doubles tournament in Pattaya, Thailand (Pattaya City). However, in this high-profile victories were over, and she spent the rest of the season with mixed success. Total: 35 victories and 26 defeats. Compared with last year tennis player climbed in the rankings just one position, becoming the 40th in 2005, the year.

Without a doubt, the year 2006 was the most successful in the career of young French athletes: Bartoli won the first tournament ASB Classic,

defeating Russian woman Vera Zvonareva in the final outcome of the two sets. Shortly thereafter, Marion repeated the success of the tournament in Tokyo (Tokyo) and Quebec (Quebec). Another victory in the doubles tournament in Prague (Prague), together with the Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer (Shahar Peer). She finished the season hitting in the final of tennis tournament in Bali (Bali), where she lost to Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova. Marion finished the 2005 th year at 17th place in the ranking of the strongest tennis players of the world.

Over the next few seasons Marion successfully performed in the singles and doubles championships: so, for example, she won tournaments such as the Monterrey Open, Bank of the West Classic and ECM Prague Open.

In 2007, the tennis player won Wimbledon (Wimbledon), beaten in the final of an American Venus Williams (Venus Williams).

Today, Marion Bartoli is on the 9th position in the ranking of the strongest tennis players of the world according to the WTA.

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