Tennis - Former World No. 40 Rebecca Marino has won an open tournament held at the Richmond Country Club as she prepares for her comeback to the international professional circuit. Marino scored a 7-5 7-6 win over local player Jessie Gong in the final to capture the title.
Marino was planning to compete in ITF events in December but she needed to be available for doping tests six months prior to a comeback. The 27-year-old had taken a four-year break from the tennis circuit after struggling with the physical and mental demands of playing on the tour.
Marino has not decided Fourth seed Carl Ho won the men's event with a 7-6, 6-4 win over third seed Jack Davis. Also Read - Roger Federer Talks About his Rock Solid Relationship with his Wife