Laura Robson to take on Maria Kirilenko in Wimbledon first round

Robson to face Kirilenko at Wimbledon
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British hopeful Laura Robson will take on world number 10 Maria Kirilenko in the first round at Wimbledon.

British hopeful Laura Robson has been drawn a tough first-round match against Maria Kirilenko at Wimbledon.

The 19-year-old, who has not progressed past the third round at SW19, will go up against the world number 10 when the Championships get underway next week, while Heather Watson will take on Madison Keys in the opening round.

Meanwhile, defending champion Serena Williams, who will play Mandy Minella in the first round, could face Angelique Kerber in the quarter-finals, while Maria Sharapova faces a potential final-eight meeting with Sara Errani.

Agnieszka Radwanska could potentially go up against Li Na as she tries to make her way to the semi-finals, while Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka could fight it out in the quarter-finals.

Pam Shriver at the Parade of Champions at Wimbledon in 2000.
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