Rebecca Marino is a Canadian professional tennis player. She reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 38 as of 11th July 2011 whereas her current ranking is No. 230 as of 12th April 2021. Similarly, she reached her highest WTA Doubles ranking No. 210 as of 21st June 2010 and her present ranking is No. 454 as of 12th April 2021. Marino played the first professional event of her career at the $25k in Vancouver in August 2005. In 2021, she qualified for her first Grand Slam tournament in ten years, defeating Jaqueline Cristian, Viktoriya Tomova, and Maryna Zanevska without dropping a set. Additionally, she was also awarded Female Player of the Year by Tennis Canada two times, in 2010 and 2011. She was also a certified Club Pro 1 coach at the UBC Tennis Centre.
Rebecca Marino was eliminated in Montreal by Bianca Andreescu at National Bank Open
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu had a few words for the woman who ended her quest to defend her National Bank Open title on Thursday. “I told her she better win now,” Andreescu said with a smile, describing her net-side conversation with Ons Jabeur of Tunisia. The duo battled through two hotly contested sets Friday before Jabeur pulled away in the third for a 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1 third-round victory. It was a marathon match that stretched out over nearly four hours, with two rain delays, two medical time outs, and two hours, 39 minutes spent on the court. Andreescu, the No. 2 seed, saved 5-of-11 breakpoints across the match and Jabeur hit nine aces to secure her spot in the quarterfinals.
What is Rebecca Marino Famous For?
- Being a professional tennis player.
- For winning numerous ITF (International Tennis Federation) singles titles and for breaking into the “Top 40” of the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) singles rankings by July 2011.
Where is Rebecca Marino from?
Rebecca Marino was born with the birth name of Rebecca Catherine Marino on 16th December 1990. She is from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thus, she holds Canadian nationality. She was born to her father, Joe Marino, a construction firm owner, and her mother, Catherine Hungerford. She also has a sibling, a brother named Steven Marino. The family moved to Vancouver before she turned two. Her uncle, George Hungerford, won gold for Canada at the 1964 Summer Olympics in rowing. She belongs to mixed ethnicity as she is of Italian descent on her father’s side and British descent on her mother’s side. Her present age is 30 as of 2020. At the age of five, her mother signed her up for badminton. Before long, a tennis coach convinced her to switch racquets and she started playing tennis at age 10. At only 14, she won Vancouver’s premier amateur tennis tournament, the Stanley Park Open, becoming the tournament’s youngest champion in 75 years. From August 2008 to April 2009, she trained in Davos, Switzerland with German coach Nina Nittinger. Later in 2009, she moved to Montreal to train at the National Training Centre. Her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she follows the Christianity religion.
About her education, Rebecca graduated from the Magee Secondary School in Vancouver. During her indefinite break from professional tennis, she studied English literature at the University of British Columbia.
Rebecca Marino Career Timeline
- Rebecca Marino started the very first professional event of her career at the $25k in Vancouver in August 2005 where she lost in qualifying. In August 2006, she lost in the qualifying first round of the Rogers Cup as a wildcard.
- She then won in August 2008 her first singles title at the $10k in Trecastagni and two $10ks in doubles in Evansville, Indiana in July and in Southlake, Texas in October of the same year. During her first WTA Tour main-draw match at the Challenge Bell, she was defeated by Galina Voskoboeva in the second round.
- She lost her match to Julia Gorges in September 2009 at the Challenge Bell. She next played the first Grand Slam of her career at the US Open in August. She won three qualifying matches to enter the main draw where she beat Ksenia Pervak to set up a second-round clash with world No. 4, Venus Williams. Whereas she lost after a close first set which ended in a tiebreak.
- Her next tournament was in Quebec City at the Challenge Bell in September where she lost her quarterfinal match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
- She played a $50k in Saguenay the following week winning the tournament by defeating Alison Riske. She won her second straight $50k two weeks later in Kansas City by defeating Edina Gallovits in the final. Additionally, she won her third straight $50k in Troy where she defeated Ashley Weinhold.
- She lost in the second round against sixth seed Francesca Schiavone at the Australian Open in January.
- After a month, she reached her first WTA final but she was forced to retire from the match after losing the first set because of an abdominal strain.
- In the inaugural $100k Bahamas Women’s Open, she lost to Angelique Kerber.
- She lost to 13th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova at the French Open.
- She also reached the second round for her fourth straight Grand Slam at Wimbledon but lost to Roberta Vinci.
- She lost for the first time of her career in the first round of a Grand Slam to Gisela Dulko at the US Open in August.
- She lost in the first round of the Australian Open to Gréta Arn in January 2012.
- From February 2012 to late August 2012, she took a break from tennis to deal with mental and physical fatigue. She then made a comeback the second week of September 2012 at the $25k in Redding, California where she lost to Sachie Ishizu.
- She next defeated fellow Canadian Sharon Fichman to win the $25k in Rock Hill, South Carolina as a qualifier.
- Sadly, she lost in the first round of the $50k in Saguenay to Maria Sanchez, stopping her winning streak at eight matches.
- At the Australian Open in January 2013, she made it to the main draw with her protected ranking of 115 but lost to Peng Shuai in the opening round.
- She was far from a tennis career for nearly five years. She returned at the $15k in Antalya at the end of January 2018 and won the title in her first tournament back. She next won her second straight title at the $15k in Antalya. she also captured her third $15k event in a row. Whereas she lost in the quarterfinals playing her fourth straight tournament in Antalya, ending her winning streak at 19 matches.
- In 2021, she qualified for her first Grand Slam tournament in ten years, defeating Jaqueline Cristian, Viktoriya Tomova, and Maryna Zanevska without dropping a set. Thus, she was granted direct entry into the 2021 Gippsland Trophy. However, she lost in the first round to Jasmine Paolini.
- She won her first-round match at the Australian Open defeating Kimberly Birrell 6-0, 7-6 but was defeated in the second round by Markéta Vondroušová, 6-1, 7-5 despite serving for the second set up 5-3.
- She won her qualifying match against Mayo Hibi 6-4, 6-3 at the Phillip Island Trophy, another makeshift tournament created in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- In the first round, she beat Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-3 to set up a second-round meeting with fourth-seeded Petra Martic.
- 2010 – Tennis Canada female player of the year
- 2011 – Tennis Canada female player of the year
Who is Rebecca Marino Boyfriend?
Rebecca Marino is not married yet and she is still to get married. She has been very confidential regarding her personal life. Though no much news regarding her relationships has been published or revealed in media. The professional tennis player has been fully determined and concentrating on her career which kept her busy. Thus, she has no time to get into any relationship at present. She seems private in her personal relationship matter. Her sexual orientaiton is striaght.
What is the Net Worth of Rebecca Marino?
Rebecca Marino is a professional tennis player. The net worth of Rebecca is estimated to have $2.5 Million as of 2021. She has made a huge amount of money from her tennis career which is her major source of wealth. She played her first professional even of her career at the $25 Thousand in Vancouver. Till now, she has made prize money of US$ 544,764. Additionally, she has been sponsored by Lulelemon Athletica, Yonex, Nuzest USA.
What is the Height of Rebecca Marino?
Rebecca Marino is a very beautiful lady with an athletic body build. She has a standing tall height of 6 ft or 183 cm. Her balanced weight consists of 64 KG or 141 lbs. Her hair color is dark brown and she has a pair of green eyes. Her hair is straight and long. She has a very charming smile with the gleaming face. Overall, she has got a very healthy body and she maintains her body a lot by doing frequent exercise.