Marion Bartoli takes part in Marseille training session

Marion Bartoli celebrates winning the first set against Kirsten Flipkens on July 4, 2013
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Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli takes part in a training session with Ligue 1 outfit Marseille.

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli took a break from her tennis commitments by attending a training session with French football club Marseille.

The Ligue 1 outfit invited the 28-year-old French native to a pre-season session following her triumph at SW19 where she defeated Sabine Lisicki in straight sets.

During her visit Bartoli was also asked to kick off a friendly between Marseille and Porto while wearing the French club's colours, according to the Daily Mail.

Meanwhile, men's Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has flown to the Bahamas with his girlfriend Kim Sears.

France's Marion Bartoli celebrates after beating Germany's Sabine Lisicki during the 2013 Wimbledon final on July 6, 2013
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