Tennis-Collins becomes highest women's seed to fall on day one


Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - June 27, 2022 Danielle Collins of the U.S. reacts during her first round match against Czech Republic's Marie Bouzkova REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - American Danielle Collins was the highest women's seed to fall on day one at Wimbledon as she went down 5-7 6-4 6-4 to Marie Bouzkova on Monday.

Australian Open runner-up Collins, seeded seven, looked on course for the second round after taking a tight opener but came unstuck against the 66th-ranked Czech player.

Bouzkova faces another American next in the form of Ann Li.

Another seed to fall in the women's draw was number 22 Martina Trevisan, a French Open semi-finalist this month, who was thrashed 6-2 6-0 by fellow Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto.

(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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