Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has announced her return to professional tennis after four years of retirement.
The 33-year-old announced her retirement immediately after winning the Wimbledon title in 2013.
Bartoli has won eight WTA titles and reached a career-high world ranking of seventh in 2012.
She was also Wimbledon runner-up in 2007.
She won her first Grand Slam at the 47th attempt the longest wait in women’s tennis.
In 2016, she revealed she had “feared for her life” after contracting an unknown virus that caused dramatic weight loss.