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Semi-final for Laura Robson at Guangzhou Open


The British player Laura Robson came through an epic contest against seventh seed Peng Shuai yesterday to reach the last four of the Guangzhou International Open.

Robson secured a 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 victory after three hours on court. The 18-year-old, who won silver in the mixed doubles at the Olympics, will now face third seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania in the semi-finals.