Wimbledon Champion back on court today despite surprise defeat

Marion Bartoli at Liverpool Hope Uni International Tennis Tournament Credit: ITV Granada Reports

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli will be back on court at the Liverpool Hope University International TennisTournament today despite her shock defeat by the teenage rising star Jodie Burrage.

Burrage won the first set 7-5 and was leading the second 3-2 when Bartoli retired with a shoulder injury.

Bartoli is playing in doubles action today.

Tickets are still available for the tournament, which runs until to Sunday, June 22.