There was the same disbelieving look, the same semi-shrug of the shoulders at game, set and match. But self-belief no longer appears to be a problem for Laura Robson.
Having already put Kim Clijsters out to grass earlier in this tournament, the 18-year-old had just sent another of the favourites for this tournament crashing to earth. Li Na had come into this match fresh from a hard-court victory in Cincinnati and making the final in Montreal but, watched by the comedian James Corden – who is playing Broadway with his show One Man Two Guv'nors – it was Robson who was in a league of her own.
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