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.
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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