28 June 2012
Marina's off to a winning start at Wimbledon
Marina is through to the second round of Wimbledon.
The 24-year-old yesterday battled back after having her serve broken early in both sets to beat Urszula Radwanska of Poland 6-4 6-4 in little more than 90 minutes at London's famed tennis venue.
It was a classic grasscourt win for Marina, she served well, her net play was solid, and she won almost half of the points on Radwanska's serve.
A handful of vocal Kiwi's celebrated Marina's victory with a brief haka.
"It was nice to see the haka," she said. "There were quite a few Kiwi supporters which makes me feel very good."
Marina will face 21st seed Roberta Vinci from Italy in the second round on Friday (NZT).
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