Laura Robson has faced many challenges during her career but the former British No 1 had to contend with a unique competitor in Rika Fujiwara on Thursday.
MIKE DICKSON IN NEW YORK: Britain's Laura Robson took a significant step forward in her career revival when she qualified for the US Open by winning her eighth consecutive match.
After her long-term wrist injury the former British No 1 Laura Robson is still eligible for one direct entry at a Grand Slam, and it seems that this will be held back for use at the French Open.
While the world’s best tennis players were beginning their Australian Open campaigns Laura Robson was taking the first step of her latest comeback, which was not a winning restart.
Former British No 1 Laura Robson has pledged that she is ready to put in all the hard work necessary to get her career back on track next year after the frustration of her long-term wrist injury.