Brazil’s Tennis Hopes Dashed in First Days of Wimbeldon

By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was game, set and match for the last of Brazil’s tennis hopefuls on Tuesday. Teliana Pereira and Thomaz Bellucci were both beaten on the second day of the Lawn Tennis Championship, leaving the country with no contenders in the singles competition.

Pereira, ranked 77 in world tennis and making her debut at Wimbledon, lost in the first round to Camila Giorgi, seeded 32 in the world. The Italian . . .

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