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Laura Robson Out of Roland Garros and Wimbledon with Wrist Injury

(April 17, 2014) British tennis player Laura Robson announced on her Facebook page that she’s having wrist surgery: Post by Laura Robson. The 20-year-old Robson is currently ranked at 64 in the world. She won the girls’ Wimbledon title in 2008.
Via Tennis Panorama
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Laura Robson

#tbt Why did I look like such a little boy
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot or Not: Laura Robson Raps Kendrick Lamar

What's with tennis stars trying to be rappers all of a sudden? First it was Andy Roddick impersonating Jay-Z, now Laura Robson has done her best Kendrick Lamar impression.  Laura posted a clip of her rapping to Kendrick's Backstreet Freestyle, hand actions included. She asked, "So how did I do? Future career as a rapper? #kendrick" So how did she do guys? Was...
Via Onthegotennis
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Laura Robson Splits with Coach

(October 15, 2013) British tennis player Laura Robson has split with her coach of four months Miles Maclagan. Maclagan was the former coach of Andy Murray. She made the announcement on her FaceBook page: “Bit of news… Miles and I have decided not to continue our partnership. I want to thank Miles for stepping in […]
Via Tennis Panorama
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

No Repeat of Last Year’s Win for Robson as Li Na Progresses

Laura Robson was unable to repeat last year’s stunning US Open victory over Li Na as she went out in the third round in New York. Twelve months ago the British teenager announced her arrival on the world stage with back-to-back wins over Kim Clijsters and Li to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time. Related posts: Laura Robson Beats Caroline Garcia Faces Li...
Via Tennis Tidings
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Li avenges, Radwanska advances

Li Na looked like a Grand Slam champion, while Laura Robson looked like a promising teenager. The fifth-seeded Li avenged her third-round upset loss to the young Brit at last year's U.S. Open, winning in straight sets Friday at the same stage at Flushing Meadows. Li, the 2011 French Open champ, rallied from down a break in the second set for a 6-2, 7-5 victory. Li was nervous...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Li Na advances to 3rd round of US Open

Fifth-seeded Li Na of China advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2, 6-2 victory Wednesday over Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden. Li, the 2011 French Open champion, hit 29 winners to only four for her 100th-ranked opponent. Li is in the third round of the U.S. Open for the fifth time and could face Britain's Laura Robson, who beat her in the third round last year at...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Brit Evans upsets Nishikori in US Open 1st round

Daniel Evans' tattoo was mocked by Laura Robson, so he questioned some of her hairstyle choices. British tennis is all smiles these days. At the site of Andy Murray's breakthrough last year, Evans notched the first big upset of this U.S. Open. Ranked 179th, Evans stunned 11th-seeded Kei Nishikori in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2, in Monday's first round. The two players...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Li, Radwanska advance at US Open

Fifth-seeded Li Na of China advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2, 6-2 victory Wednesday over Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden. Li, the 2011 French Open titlist, hit 29 winners to only four for her 100th-ranked opponent. Li is in the third round of the U.S. Open for the fifth time and could face Britain's Laura Robson, who beat her in the third round last year at...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Eugenie Bouchard – Part of Canada’s WTA Generation Next

    By Brodie Elgin (August 6, 2013) TORONTO -There has been a lot of noise about a rising generation of WTA stars, and with good reason. Some of the biggest rising names belong to large, English speaking countries such as the United Kingdom’s Laura Robson or the United States’ Sloane Stephens. With tennis returning […]
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Pennetta advances at Rogers Cup

Flavia Pennetta defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Monday to advance to the second round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto. Mona Barthel edged Jie Zheng 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-6 (1). American Bethanie Mattek-Sands entered the tournament as a ''lucky loser'' when Britain's Laura Robson pulled out because of a right wrist injury. Robson was coming off a strong performance...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Laura Robson

80s night at Casa Robson. #flashdance
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiny Insect Escapes Near Death At Wimbledon

During Laura Robson and Kaia Kanepi’s match today at Wimbledon, a small insect missed certain death by a mere inches when a serve narrowly missed the bug, landing just in front of it. ESPN’s cameras caught the close call on super slow-mo, showing us just how close this bug was to becoming a splat on the grass.   [The Big Lead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kaia Kanepi Ends Brit Laura Robson’s Magnificent Run At Wimbledon

Kaia Kanepi, the Pride of Estonia, marched into her second Wimbledon quarter-final by defeating the British teenager Laura Robson 7-6 7-5 on No.1 Court. It was a victory which will have delighted the 1.3million citizens of her homeland as much as it depressed Robson’s legion of admirers, both inside and outside the confines of the All England Club. Related posts: Roger Federer’s...
Via Tennis Tidings
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Buy, Hold, Sell: The Unseeded Thirteen (Plus Memo on Wimbledon’s Middle Sunday)

Should we stay on the Laura Robson bandwagon for another round? Although I enjoy most Wimbledon traditions, one of the exceptions is the Middle Sunday.  Before I launch into today’s topic, the unseeded players who have reached the second week, I wanted to share some thoughts about this lacuna.  Feel free to jump down below the asterisks if you’d prefer.  Otherwise, let me...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Laura Robson Amused By One Direction Fans

Getty Images.  Laura Robson had a giggle in her presser over her recent accumulation of fans. Turns out a follow from Harry Styles resulted in 20,000 odd followers who have no idea who she is! Check out the hilarious video below
Via Onthegotennis
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Raonic, Robson, Keys and Kuznetsov Rock the Tennis Court for Wilson Tennis

(June 28, 2013) As a follow-up to their inventive and humorous incognito ads with Roger Federer and Serena Williams, Wilson Tennis is now showcasing their “generation next” players, including ATP players Milos Raonic and Andrey Kuznetsov, as well as Laura Robson and Madison Keys who are both through to the third round of Wimbledon. Typical teenagers can be seen hitting the concert...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Murray and Laura Robson Keeping the Hometown Fans Happy

In Andy Murray and Laura Robson Wimbledon 2013 can embrace a pair of Britons with a genuine air of quality. On a day of familiarly cloying British summer drizzle victories for Laura Robson and Andy Murray on a covered Centre Court provided a hometown centrepiece to an afternoon at Wimbledon that was distinctly and even rather jarringly Brit-flavoured. Related posts: Laura Robson...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Order of Play for June 28, 2013

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 INTENDED ORDER OF PLAY FOR FRIDAY 28 JUNE   CENTRE COURT – SHOW COURT – 1.00 PM START 1 Laura Robson (GBR) 18 vs Mariana Duque-Marino (COL) 19 2 Nicolas Almagro (ESP) [15] 81 vs Jerzy Janowicz (POL) [24] 88 3 Tommy Robredo (ESP) [32] 121 vs Andy Murray (GBR) [2] 128 [...]
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dimitrov loses; Robson to third round

Grigor Dimitrov, considered one of the rising stars in tennis, was eliminated in the second round at Wimbledon on Friday in a five-set, rain-delayed match that lasted more than four hours over two days. With girlfriend Maria Sharapova watching in the stands on Court 3, the 29th-seeded Bulgarian fell to 55th-ranked Slovenian Grega Zemlja 3-6, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-4, 11-9. Zemlja hit...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Robson upsets Kirilenko at Wimbledon

Home favorite Laura Robson became the first British woman to defeat a top-10 player at Wimbledon in 15 years when she beat 10th-seeded Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the grass-court tournament. The 19-year-old Robson followed in the footsteps of Sam Smith, who upset No. 7 Conchita Martinez in 1998. After wrapping up the match with a forehand winner, Robson...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

British teen Robson upsets Kirilenko at Wimbledon

Laura Robson became the first British woman to defeat a top-10 player at Wimbledon in 15 years when she upset 10th-seeded Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-4 Tuesday in the first round of the grass-court tournament. The 19-year-old Robson followed in the footsteps of Sam Smith, who upset No. 7 Conchita Martinez in 1998. After wrapping up the match with a forehand winner, Robson said '...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Britain’s Laura Robson Ousts Tenth Seed Maria Kirilenko at Wimbledon

(June 25, 2013) Teenager Laura Robson became the first British woman to knock out a top ten player at Wimbledon since 1998 when she beat No. 10 Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Tuesday. The last time it happened it was Britain’s Sam Smith taking down No. 7 Conchita Martinez. It was [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Stylish Looks From 2013 WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party

The 2013 WTA Pre-Wimbledon party took place yesterday at the Kensington Roof Gardens in London. Some of Tennis brightest female stars came out dressed to impress in fashionable attire. Let’s check out some of the chic looks that graced the pink carpet. Whose look caught your eye? As soon as I saw Laura Robson’s dress, I instantly thought “Poison Ivy” Laura was all smiles...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki, Laura Robson and Maria Kirilenko get sexy for adidas

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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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