Marion Bartoli Bio

  • Coached by father, Walter (a doctor who introduced Marion to tennis at age 6 and has coached her most of her life); mother, Sophie, is a nurse (who enjoys singing); brother, Franck, is in French Army (likes soccer); whole family plays tennis
  • After graduating CNED high school, began college at Retournac
  • Has two cats
  • Favorite sport is soccer (huge supporter of Olympique de Marseille soccer team)
  • Favorites are movies Gladiator and A Beautiful Mind, the book Le Pianiste and mother's apple pie; other interests include jet skiing, volleyball, basketball
  • Also enjoys painting, music, movies
  • Admires Pete Sampras and Monica Seles.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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