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Bartoli's unusual methods pay off at Wimbledon

Updated: July 7, 2013, 10:18 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- When she was in middle school, Marion Bartoli would do homework in the car while her father, who was also her coach, drove the 100 or so miles from their home in central France to various junior tennis tournaments.

During the week, when Dad would finish his day job as a doctor, they would head out for a couple of hours of practice, sometimes starting at 9 or 10 p.m.

"Then coming back home and waking myself up in the morning to go to school -- and do it over and over again," ...

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