Robson rocks Venus to set up Serena skirmish
Published 14/05/2013 | 15:24
WORLD No 39 Laura Robson stunned an ailing Venus Williams 6-3 6-2 to move into the second round of the Internazionali d'Italia in Rome yesterday.
The British number one broke Williams six times en route to one of the biggest wins of her career and a second-round clash with Williams' sister Serena.
Germany's Sabine Lisicki saw off Mallory Burdette 6-1 6-2 and there were also early wins for Melanie Oudin, Shuai Peng, Ayumi Morita and Garbine Muguruza.