Professional tennis player Rebecca Marino hails from Canada. She climbed as high as 38 in the WTA singles rankings in July 2011. Tennis Canada twice recognized Marino as Female Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011.
She made the decision to take an indefinite vacation from tennis in late February 2013.
She participated in the rowing team and studied English literature at the University of British Columbia when on vacation. She was also a licensed Club Pro 1 coach at the UBC Tennis Center.
Rebecca Marino Family
Joe Marino, the proprietor of the building company Marino General Contracting, and Catherine Hungerford gave birth to Rebecca in Toronto. Before she turned two, the family relocated to Vancouver.
Her father had Italian ancestry. Her mother enrolled Marino in badminton when she was five years old.
At age 10, Rebecca began playing tennis after being persuaded by a tennis teacher to swap racquets. She became the youngest champion of the event in its 75-year history at the age of 14 when she won the Stanley Park Open, Vancouver’s top amateur tennis competition.
She trained at Davos, Switzerland, under the direction of German trainer Nina Nittinger from August 2008 until April 2009.
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in rowing, Marino’s uncle, George Hungerford, took home gold for Canada. Her younger brother Steven participated in collegiate rowing at the University of California, Berkeley.
Rebecca Marino Husband
Rebecca Marino is not married, hence she has no husband.
Rebecca Marino Children
The professional tennis player has no children yet.
Rebecca Marino Parents
The late Joe Marino and Catherine Hungerford are the parents of Rebecca.
Rebecca Marino Siblings
She has a younger brother named Steven Marino who also participated in rowing at the University of California, Berkeley. Rebecca comes from a household of two people; a boy and a girl.
Rebecca Marino Nationality
Rebecca Marino is a Canadian by nationality.
Rebecca Marino Ethnicity
Rebecca Marino is an Italian descent.