Laura Robson Stuns Petra Kvitova in Epic to Reach Australian Open Last 32

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Laura Robson Stuns Petra Kvitova in Epic to Reach Australian Open Last 32
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This shoot-out between two leftie gunslingers was never going to be an exchange of subtleties. Yet, for all the charming naivety of Laura Robson's faith in her raw teenage power, she is through to the third round of the Australian Open largely because she soaked up the fluctuating force of Petra Kvitova's serve and held her nerve at the end of three wild sets that straddled midnight.

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