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Laura Robson through to face Sharapova in second round

Great Britain's Laura Robson in action, during the First Round of the Olympic Women's Singles in Wimbledon. Credit: Rebecca Naden/PA

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.

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