Search

Laura Robson cruises into the second round of China Open with win over Kimiko Date-Krumm

11:09 30 September 2012

Laura Robson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Laura Robson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Robson beat Date-Krumm 6-4, 6-4

Wimbledon resident Laura Robson cruised into the second round of the China Open with a comfortable victory over Kimiko Date-Krumm.

The world number 57 saw of her 42-year-old Japanese opponent in straight sets, winning 6-4, 6-4.

She will now face Lourdes Dominguez Lion in the second round in Beijing.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

DeAndre Yedlin

Brad Friedel says his fellow American DeAndre Yedlin is settling in well at Tottenham, and he is pleased to see a young member of the national team moving from Major League Soccer to the Premier League.

48 minutes ago
Tottenham's Michel Vorm. Picture: PA Wire

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino insists he will have no hesitation in naming goalkeeper Michel Vorm in his starting line-up for Wednesday night’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Sheffield United.

12:47
Dave O'Dwyer (centre) scored the decisive winning try against Hackney. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Captain Dave O’Dwyer scored a winning try with the last play of the match as UCS Old Boys came from behind to earn a dramatic 8-5 victory over Hackney in the Middlesex Cup.

57 minutes ago
Pete Wood scored twice for Hampstead but it wasn't enough. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead were left rueing missed opportunities as they lost 29-20 to a hardworking HAC team in a game that could have gone either way in London North-West Division Two.

Most read sport

Twitter is taking on WhatsApp and Instagram with new features to make the app more social.

Police in the West Midlands say the duo reminds them of Andy and Lou.

Social media suffered a blackout this morning; but was it a hack or an internal error?

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder