She was already the youngest tennis player in the top one hundred, now 18-year-old Wimbledon based Laura Robson is the holder of an Olympic silver medal.
In fact she, and partner Andy Murray, narrowly missed out on the top honour at Centre Court at the weekend.
She says it was a dream come true:
Laura Robson will go up against world number three, Maria Sharapova tomorrow, after a stunning victory in the first round of the Olympic Tennis.
The 18 year-old, who's from Wimbledon herself, beat Czech player Lucie Safarova 7-6, 6-4, despite being 73 places lower than her in the world rankings.
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Olympics, saying he's 'not in condition'.
The wolrd's number three tennis player, and reigning olympic champion, cited physical problems following a gruelling season.
Nadal, who was set to be the Spanish flag-bearer at the opening ceremony, added that his withdrawal would allow a better prepared player to take his place.
An 11-year-old from Brixton who is battling leukaemia performed the coin toss at today's historic Wimbledon final.
Elijah Ortiz-Herrera was representing Make-A-Wish Foundation UK, a charity which grants wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.
He was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in February 2010 and has to have regular blood tests, chemotherapy and lumbar punctures.
He is a keen tennis fan but struggles to play because of the side-effects of his treatment.
Today was his first time at the All England Club.
The defending men's singles champion Novak Djokovic will start play on Centre Court on the first day at Wimbledon tomorrow. He plays Juan Carlos Ferrero at 1pm. Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer are also in action on the show courts.
Novak Djokovic v Juan Carlos Ferrero
Maria Sharapova v Anastasia Rodionova
Ernests Gulbis v Tomas Berdych
Number 1 Court
David Nalbandian v Janko Tipsarevic
Roger Federer v Albert Ramos
Kim Clijsters v Jelena Jankovic
Tennis star Andy Murrray's mother will be in Ealing later to support an initiative to get London's families active.
Judy Murray, whose sons Andy and Jamie will be competing at Wimbledon, is launching the RBS Set4Sport scheme at Lammas Park Tennis Centre to encourage families to take up sports.
The draw for this year's Championships at the All England club has been made. Oliver Golding, who's the US Open Junior Champion, will meet world number 92 Igor Andreev in the first round while fellow Londoner James Ward plays world number 36 Pablo Andujar.
In the women's draw, Laura Robson takes on world number 26 Francesca Schiavone. However. the British number one Anne Keothavong has an easier draw against number 100 Laura Pous-Tio. The tournament starts on Monday.
Tim Henman talks about his thoughts on Andy Murray ahead and how he's passing on his tennis skills to youngsters in Islington.Read the full story ›
Here Tim Henman talks about his thoughts on Andy Murray ahead of this years Wimbledon and how passing on his tennis skills is helping youngsters in Islington.