Canada’s Rebecca Marino falls in Rogers Cup qualifying

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Canada’s Rebecca Marino didn’t qualify for the primary draw on the Rogers Cup after shedding her second match of the qualifying occasion on Sunday.

The Vancouver native, ranked 310th in the world, misplaced 7-5, 6-4, to 53rd-ranked Qiang Wang of China on the ladies’s event in Montreal.

The 27-year-old, who returned to aggressive play this season after a five-year absence, had her serve damaged as soon as in every set and by no means managed to interrupt Wang again.

With Marino serving and the rating tied 5-5 in the primary set, the Canadian despatched her forehand into the online for the break earlier than dropping the deciding recreation.

Down 5-4 in the second set, and with Wang serving for the victory, Marino gave the house crown one thing to cheer about. She fired two forehand winners to make it 30-30 however misplaced the following two factors.

Marino, who reached a private better of No. 38 in the WTA rankings earlier than taking her five-year break, got here from behind to beat Vera Lapko of Belarus 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, on Saturday.

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