Laura Robson is a British tennis player. At 2012 US Open and the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, Robson became the first British woman to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam competition since Samantha Smith at Wimbledon in 1998.
Early Life & Biography
Laura Robson was born on 21 January, 1994 in Melbourne to parents Andrew and Kathy Robson. Her father is an oil executive with Shell and mother is a sports coach and former professional basketball player. When she was 18 years old her family moved from Melbourne to Singapore. She did his schooling from Tanglin Trust School when she was 6 years old.
At the age of 7 she joined a junior tennis academy and when she was 10 she signed with the management company Octagon with Adidas and also joined a racquet deal with Wilson Sporting Goods. Robson also began training at the National Tennis Centre under the direction of Bok, Maes, and the centre’s head of women’s tennis, Nigel Sears, while continuing to take school courses at home.
Robson competed in his debut Junior ITF Circuit competition in 2007. She advanced from the tournament’s qualifying round to the quarterfinals, as well as the finals of two previous tournaments, before winning her maiden championship in October. She reached the finals of three events in the first half of 2008, but was ousted before the third round in three of them. At the Wimbledon girls’ event, Robson competed in her first junior Grand Slam. On her way to the finals, she upset top seed Melanie Oudin and third seed Noppawan Lertcheewakarn. Her triumph was the first for a British player in the girls’ tournament since Annabel Croft in 1984, and she was dubbed the “new darling” of British tennis and the “Queen of Wimbledon” by the British press. In the same month, she competed in the Orange Bowl, her final junior tournament of 2008, when she had to withdraw in the third round due to a stomach complaint. She was nominated for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year at the end of the year, but was defeated by paralympic swimmer Eleanor Simmonds. Robson competed in the 2009 Australian Open junior competition, where she was seeded sixth. Following the championship, Robson began training with Gil Reyes, Andre Agassi’s longtime trainer. She was also named Young Sportswoman of the Year by the MCC. Despite missing two months due to shin splints, she won the ITF Junior Tour’s top ranking in April.Robson reached the quarterfinals of the 2010 Australian Open junior singles after defeating Belinda Woolcock, Yulia Putintseva, and Cristina Dinu.
Laura Robson has been in relationship with James Yates. Laura made her relationship public by sharing the pictures with James every week in the past, with the statement “Who?”.
Age, Height, Weight
As of today’s date Laura Robson’s age is 28 years. Her height is 1.80 m tall and weight is 67 kg.
Net Worthof Laura in year 2022
Laura Robson’s estimated net worth of around $8 million. Her source of income comes from being as a tennis player.