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TENNIS: Robson eases into US Open second round

Published:Monday | August 26, 2013 | 1:20 PM

Britain's Laura Robson reached the second round of the US Open with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino in the opening match today.



Both Robson and her Spanish opponent struggled to hold serve in the first set, which the Briton took with the seventh break of serve.



However, after Dominguez Lino was broken in the second game of the second set, Robson found her best form to take the match with ease.



The 19-year-old Robson will play fifth seed Li Na of China in the next round.



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