Marion Bartoli designs shoe accessory for NBA's Philadelphia 76ers

Saturday January 11th, 2014

bartoli-sixers Martion Bartoli's Philadelphia 76ers Wings by Marion B. (Photo courtesy of 76ers)

I never thought I'd see the Philadelphia 76ers and Marion Bartoli share a news item, but here we go: The Wimbledon champion has designed a sneaker accessory -- Philadelphia 76ers Wings by Marion B. -- for the NBA team that will be on sale exclusively at the Wells Fargo Center starting Friday night. Bartoli attended the Sixers' game against the Detroit Pistons.

In an exclusive interview with SI's Jon Wertheim, Bartoli reveals Serena Williams will be wearing the wings while competing at the Australian Open.

Her full collection will be available at Shwings on Jan. 27, per the WTA Tour.

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