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Bartoli, Parker L'Equipe's French sportspeople of year

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Wimbledon women's singles champion Marion Bartoli and NBA star Tony Parker were named female and male sports person of the year by French sports newspaper L'Equipe on Wednesday. 

Marion Bartoli of France hits a return during her match against Lauren Davis of the USA on day three of the Rogers Cup Toronto at Rexall Centre at York University on August 7, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bartoli, 29, topped the women's section with 886 points following her stunning success at Wimbledon beating German Sabine Lisicki, her first - and only - Grand Slam crown at the 47th attempt, a record in the women's game for those who have finally captured such a lofty honour.

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