Rebecca Marino

Biographie

• Turned professional in 2008 and won her first singles title in August 2008 at the ITF 10K in Trecastagni; also added two doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her first year as pro
• Reached her first WTA final in Memphis in 2011
• Made her debut in the WTA’s Top 100 singles’ ranking in January 2011, cracked the Top 50 six months later and reached a career-high ranking of 38th in the world by July 2011
• Twice named Female Player of the Year by Tennis Canada (2010, 2011)
• In her first tournament since taking a five-year break from tennis, she captured the singles title at ITF 15K in Antalya in February 2018
• Claimed the ITF Japan 11A crown in Kurume in May 2019 to move back into Top 150 in the WTA singles’ rankings

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT REBECCA

Getting into the Sport: Started playing at age 10 with father and brother (says that made it lots of fun)… Outside Interests: Likes watching movies and hockey (supports the Vancouver Canucks)… Odds and Ends: Uncle George Hungerford won Olympic gold in rowing for Canada at Tokyo 1964… Favorite surface is hard; favorite tournaments are all Canadian ones and US Open… Best tennis memories are first Top 100 win in Québec City and qualifying for main draw at 2010 US Open…

Palmarès international

Fed Cup: 2011 – World Group II First Round: Serbia d. Canada 3-2; Rebecca Marino d. Aleksandra Krunic 6-3, 3-6, 7-5; Bojana Jovanovski d. Rebecca Marino 7-6(3), 6-3

Fed Cup: 2011 – World Group II Playoffs: Slovenia d. Canada 3-2; Rebecca Marino d. Masa Zec-Peskiric 6-3, 7-5; Polona Hercog d. Rebecca Marino 5-7, 6-2, 8-6; Polona Hercog/Katarina Srebotnik d. Sharon Fichman/Rebecca Marino 7-6(5), 6-2

Fed Cup: 2019 – World Group II: Canada d. Netherlands 4-0; Rebecca Marino/Gabriela Dabrowski d. Bibiane Schoofs/Demi Schuurs 2-6, 7-5, 12-10

Fed Cup: 2019 – World Group Playoffs: Czech Republic d. Canada 4-0; Karolina Muchova d. Rebecca Marino 6-3, 6-0; Marketa Vondrousova d. Rebecca Marino 6-3, 6-4