Laura Robson

Laura Robson : The Biography

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In 2008, 14-year-old Laura Robson shocked the world by giving Britain its first Wimbledon winner in 14 years. From seemingly out of nowhere, the previously unknown teen stormed through the famous tournament to win the girlsOCO singles title, instantly making her the talk of the tennis cognoscenti. With her powerful serve and winning smile she quickly captured the nationOCOs hearts, giving the country a much-needed heroine in a year that had thus far been filled with sporting disappointments. We love you, Laura! read the national newspaper headlines, beginning a fascination with the shy teenager that continues to this day. But with LauraOCOs newfound fame came the weight of a great responsibilityOCocould she continue her winning streak and place Britain firmly back on top of the game we love so much? For the first time, author Tina Campanella gives you the full story behind BritainOCOs best-loved tennis starlet: her ups and downs, trials and tribulations, and the gritty determination that has seen her become one of the top 30 female tennis players in the world."
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  • Electronic book text | 178 pages
  • United States
  • English, Undetermined
  • 1784180548
  • 9781784180546