Rochus falls at first hurdle

The last of the Belgians competing in the first round of lawn tennis championships at Wimbledon has been knocked out. Olivier Rochus (ATP 143) lost in three sets to the South African Kevin Anderson (ATP 23) on Tuesday. After just over an hour of play the score stood at 4-6, 2-6, 1-6.

Olivier Rochus (ATP-143) came through the qualifiers as a lucky loser. Despite suffering with a leg injury, Rochus was determined to make a match of it.

Rochus got off to a good start taking the first set 4-6.
However, the Belgian had a tougher time of it in the second and third sets which he lost 2-6 and 1-6 respectively.

The result means that just two Belgians have made it through to the second round.