Laura Robson

Laura Robson (born 21 January 1994 Melbourne, Australia) is a British tennis player. She won among other 14 -year-old in 2008 as the junior tournament at Wimbledon.

  • 2.1 Single
  • 3.1 Individual
  • 3.2 double


At the age of six, she began playing tennis when their parents they notified in a club where they live.


As of 2008, she participated in several ITF tournaments, winning in their first season in Sunderland equal her first professional tournament. At Wimbledon she was the junior competition with a playoff victory ( 6:3, 3:6, 6:1 ) over Noppawan Lertcheewakarn from Thailand to win. She had since winning the title of Annabel Croft 1984, the first British woman, who again managed a Wimbledon victory in singles.


After the victory in the junior women in the previous year Robson in 2009 received a wildcard for the ladies competition at Wimbledon, where she was beaten in the first round Daniela Hantuchova 6-3, 4:6 and 2:6. It was her first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament.


At their first participation in the Hopman Cup for the United Kingdom in 2010, she played along with Andy Murray. They reached the final, which they lost 1-2 against Spain.

For the Australian Open Robson received a wildcard for the qualifications of the individual. She lost her second round match against the Dutch Michaella Krajicek 4:6 and 6:77. With her ​​partner Sally Peers Robson received a wildcard for the main draw in doubles. The duo retired in the quarterfinals against the pairing Maria Kirilenko / Agnieszka Radwańska of 4:6, 1:6. In the juniors, the unseeded Robson played to the final, where she defeated the number set to 6 Karolina Pliskova from the Czech Republic with 1:6 and 6:75.


The Wimbledon Championships 2011 Robson received a wildcard for both the single and the double with her partner Anne Keothavong. In the single reached after a victory over the in the world rankings almost 200 places better placed Angelique Kerber the second round, where she defeated the number set to 5 Maria Sharapova in straight sets.


At the Olympic Games in London, she and her partner Andy Murray received a wild card for the mixed competition. Only in the final they had to mating Wiktoryja Azarenka / Max Mirny just in the match tie-break 6-2, 3-6, defeated [ 8:10 ]. So they won the silver medal for Great Britain.

At the U.S. Open Robson moved with a three-set victory over the number eight in the world, Li Na, a first knockout round. There defending champion Samantha Stosur proved the 4:6 and 4:6 as the stronger.

In the WTA tournament in Guangzhou Robson came across as unseeded player before to the final, which they lost in a close match against Su -wei Hsieh 3:6, 7:5 and 4:6.


After Robson had already reached the third round in Melbourne, she moved to Wimbledon for the second time in the second round of a Grand Slam tournament. After victories over Kirilenko and Erakovic they defeated Kaia Kanepi there in two tight sets ( 6:7, 5:7 ). Thus, the sum of the prize money won by their increased to over one million U.S. dollars. They also reached new record levels in the world rankings in singles as in doubles.

Tournament Win


Performance at Grand Slam tournaments