Canada's Rebecca Marino had her Polish rival Katarzyna Kawa in the cables, but she was unable to conclude hostilities by serving for the match, so she suffered a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 loss in the first round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament on Monday.
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The 104th player in the world surrendered in 2h 28min against the holder of the 132nd level from the qualifications. With a lead of 5-4, the British Columbian could have settled the case, but she was broken, then another in the last game. Marino conceded her serve five times during the duel, while 'she broke four times in 13 occasions.
Kawa pocketed 108 points in all, one less than the maple leaf athlete. Both players committed 108 unforced errors, including 58 by the Canadian.
The winner will face the Tunisian Ons Jabeur, second racket of the WTA circuit.