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My first tennis competitor was my brother He's two years older than me, and as he was always that bit better, I would lose, and sulk for the rest of the day. It's the reason I kept playing – I needed to beat him. I was 11 when I started winning, and it was worth the wait. I was just more competitive and took training more seriously than he did. Now that he doesn't play tennis any more we have a much better relationship.

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Serena Williams apologises after comment that rape victim 'shouldn't have put herself in that position'

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Laura Robson had won just two matches in six tournaments before beating Rybarikova

Laura Robson digs deep to set up Agnieszka Radwanska meeting

Laura Robson has not enjoyed the best of times since her stunning victory over Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open in January but the 19-year-old Briton showed great resilience to win her opening match in Madrid. Despite losing the first set to Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova, Robson recovered to beat the world No 48 6-7, 6-2, 6-2.

Laura Robson

Laura Robson set to replace Heather Watson as British number one

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