Laura Robson eases past Jovana Jaksic at Guangzhou Open

Laura Robson eased into the second round of the Guangzhou Open as she looked to repeat last year's heroics in China.

The 19-year-old, who became the first British woman in 22 years to reach a WTA final at the tournament 12 months ago, had no trouble defeating Jovana Jaksic 6-2, 6-4 at the first hurdle.

Meanwhile, Marin Cilic said he will appeal against a nine-month ban imposed for testing positive for banned stimulant nikethamide.

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