Laura Robson: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Laura Robson, the British tennis player.

  • Laura Robson was born on 21st January 1994 in Melbourne, Australia.
  • She moved to the UK when she was six years old.
  • She is 1.80 metres tall (5′ 11″) and she is is left-handed.
  • Laura became a professional tennis player in 2008.
  • In 2007, as an unseeded player, Laura Robson won the Wimbledon Junior Girls’ Championship.
  • She uses a single-handed forehand and a double-handed backhand.
  • In the 2012 Olympic Games, partnering Andy Murray, Laura Robson won a silver medal in the Mixed Doubles event.
  • She has also represented Great Britain in the Fed Cup.
  • Laura has beaten some of the world’s top players, recording victories against Venus Williams, Kim Clijsters, Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova, Agnieszka Radwanska and Maria Kirilenko.
  • She is good friends with fellow tennis players, Sorana Cristea, Marina Erakovic and Eugenie Bouchard.
  • Laura Robson has over 200,000 Twitter followers. Her user-name isĀ @laurarobson5
  • She has two black Labrador dogs called Kiri and Ella.
  • Laura Robson is an avid music fan, she reads a lot and she enjoys watching documentaries.

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