Early exit at Wimbledon

Maria is out of Wimbledon in the second round after she lost 3-6 4-6 to world no.131 Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal.

Larcher De Brito took a 4-1 lead in the first set. Maria won two games to get the set back on serve but was broken in the next game and Larcher De Brito held her serve in the final game to take the set 6-3. Larcher De Brito got an early break in the second set and Maria received treatment for a hip injury in the middle of the set. In the final game of the set, Larcher De Brito held her serve after a long deuce game to advance to the third round.

The Bank of the West Classic in Stanford will be Maria’s next tournament beginning on July 22nd.