Laura Robson

Quick Facts

Name Laura Robson
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name Laura
Birth Name Laura Robson
Birth Date 1994-01-21
Gender Female
Profession Tennis Player
Place Of Birth Melbourne, Australia
Birth Nation Australia
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity Australian-white
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Andrew Robson
Mother Kathy Robson
Siblings 2
School Tanglin Trust School
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend James Yates
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Tennis career
Net Worth $8 million
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Hair Color Dark brown
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Measurement 34-27-35 inches
Links Wikipedia, Twitter, Instagram

Talented British tennis player Laura Robson made her ITF Junior Circuit debut in 2007. She began playing tennis “as soon as she could grasp a tennis racquet,” and at the age of seven, she enrolled in a junior tennis academy. At the tender age of 14, she made the transition to the professional ranks in 2008, and in 2013 Wimbledon and the US Open, she advanced to the fourth round.

Prior to turning pro, she won the Wimbledon Junior Girls’ Championship. She also represented Great Britain and Andy Murray to win silver in the mixed doubles division at the 2012 London Olympics. On June 25, 2011, Laura made her television debut on the news program “Breakfast.” Robson, who is 28 years old, also declared her retirement from tennis on May 16, 2022.

How much is the Net worth of Laura Robson?

Laura Robson is one of the few people with such a broad range of experience who also stays true to her goals. As of 2022, she had a net worth of $8 million and had a respectable salary of a few tens of thousands of dollars year. Additionally, she has received a prize of $1,605,607. She has amassed a respectable sum of money through her line of work, with her tennis playing career serving as her main source of revenue.

Laura Robson driving a car. Via Twitter

Early Years: What country is Laura Robson from?

The world welcomed Laura Robson for the first time on January 21, 1994, in Melbourne, Australia. She is of the Australian-white heritage and has Australian nationality. She also identifies as a white person and practices Christianity as her religion.

Laura was 28 in January 2022, and according to her birth certificate, her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She is the daughter of her mother Kathy Robson and her father Andrew Robson, an oil executive (Sports Coach and Former Professional Basketball Player). Additionally, she has two siblings: Emily (Sister) and Nick Robson (brother, professional swimmer) . Laura received her schooling at Tanglin Trust School before moving to the UK when she was six years old.

What is the Professional Career of Laura Robson?

In order to prepare for her debut competition on the Junior ITF Circuit in 2007, Laura Robson began training at the National Tennis Centre. During the first half of 2008, she competed in three finals while also being eliminated before the third round of three further tournaments. At the Wimbledon girls’ event, she competed in her maiden junior Grand Slam as an unseeded player, defeating top seed Melanie Oudin en route to the finals, where she overcame third seed Noppawan Lertcheewakarn. Since Annabel Croft in 1984, she became the first British player to win the girls’ competition with her victory.

Laura Robson at her small age
Laura Robson at her small age Source:

At the conclusion of the year, she was a finalist for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award, but Paralympic swimmer Eleanor Simmonds won. She then competed in the ITF Junior Tour’s top spot in April’s junior division of the 2009 Australian Open, where she was seeded fifth. She was the top seed in the French Open junior division, but Sandra Zaniewska beat her in the second round. Due to her focus on her senior career, she entered the US Open without a seed and played Russian Yana Buchina in the semifinal. Despite having a great start, she wore down and lost in three sets. At the 2010 Australian Open junior singles, Robson, an unseeded player, defeated Belinda Woolcock, Yulia Putintseva, and Cristina Dinu en route to the quarterfinals.

Professional Career

A wildcard into the main draw of the $75k event in Shrewsbury was handed to Laura Robson after she made her ITF Women’s Circuit debut at a $10k tournament in Limoges, France. She received a second wildcard for the $50,000 event in Barnstaple, but lost to seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber in the opening round in three sets. With the use of a wildcard into the Luxembourg Open, she played in her maiden WTA Tour match, losing to world No. 42 Iveta Benesova in the opening round. For the first half of 2009, she returned to the junior circuit. In the first round, she faced 2002 Wimbledon quarterfinalist and former world No. 5 Daniela Hantuchova, but lost despite being up a break in the second set.

British Tennis Player, Laura Robson
British Tennis Player, Laura Robson Source:

She also received a wildcard for the US Open qualifying round in August 2009, and on October 17, 2009, she participated in the Luxembourg Open qualifying round. She lost to Maria Elena Camerin in the final round of qualification, beat Tetyana Arefyeva in the second round, but Vitalia Diatchenko defeated her in the quarterfinals. As part of the first British team to compete in the competition since 1992, Laura began the 2010 season playing with Andy Murray in the Hopman Cup. She fell to Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in her initial match, however she was given a wildcard in the Australian Open women’s singles qualifying round.

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Then After her opponent Stefanie Vogele retired in the second set of their opening round match, she went on to win her first-ever match on the WTA Tour. She was given a wildcard into Wimbledon, where she played the fourth-seeded Jelena Jankovic, whom she lost to in two sets. Her next competitive match wasn’t until the end of August 2010, when she competed in the US Open qualifying round. Robson announced her separation from coach Martijn Bok on September 21, 2010, citing Bok’s refusal to accommodate her more demanding 2011 tour schedule.  She next competed in the Pan Pacific Open, where she defeated Anastasija Sevastova, the 57th-ranked player in the world. However, Greta Arn, a veteran player who is 31 years old, defeated Laura in the opening round of the main draw.

Later, she chose Frenchman Patrick Mouratoglou as her new coach, and she relocated her working location to Paris for the 2011 season. Her season was cut short at the Hopman Cup due to an injury, and she didn’t play in a competition again until March 2011. At the $50,000 event held at Indian Harbor Beach, Florida, she had her best performance to date, making it all the way to the semifinals. To enter the US Open main draw, she won her three qualification matches. In the first round of the main draw, she was ahead of her opponent Ayumi Morita when the latter withdrew from the match. She then defeated Melanie Oudin, Anna Floris, and Olga Savchuk in three rounds of qualifying at the Australian Open to make it into the main draw for the first time.

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She was chosen for the British Fed Cup team for the first time in her professional career to compete in the Europe/Africa Group-1 match at Eilat, Israel, from February 1–4, 2012. She failed to get past the third round of Roland Garros qualification for the 2012 French Open, but she still entered the Palermo Open and made it to her maiden WTA Tour semifinal.

Laura surprised the No. 2 seed and world No. 27 Roberta Vinci in straight sets to advance to her first-ever WTA quarterfinal after defeating the world No. 240 Valentyna Ivakhnenko for the loss of just one point in the opening round. Due to Croatian Petra Martic’s withdrawal from the 2012 Olympics, she was given a late spot in the women’s singles competition. She also earned straight entrance into the main draw of the US Open based on her WTA ranking, where she defeated Samantha Crawford in the opening round.

On her way to her maiden WTA Tour final against Hsieh Su-Wei, Robson defeated the No. 3 seed Sorana Cirstea and the then-world No. 22, Zheng Jie, at the Guangzhou Open. This was the first WTA singles final for a British woman since Jo Durie in 1990. After overcoming Johanna Larsson and Garbine Muguruza to earn a spot in the main event of the China Open, she advanced to the quarterfinals before falling to Chang Kai-Chen in three sets. However, the outcome assured that she would end the year with a ranking of 53. Robson was seeded 16th at Charleston and advanced to the second round before falling to Eugenie Bouchard in three sets. Robson lost her first-round match at Indian Wells to Sofia Arvidsson in three sets.

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She also competed for Great Britain in the Fed Cup World Group II play-off match versus Argentina and was seeded seventh for the Birmingham Classic. She began her US Open Series campaign on July 30, 2013 at the Southern California Open in Carlsbad, where she was paired with Ayumi Morita. In two hours and forty minutes, she defeated Morita after coming back from a set down. Later, she started the 2014 campaign at the Hobart International, however she was forced to pull out of her match against Yanina Wickmayer in the first round due to a left wrist injury. After missing the Australian Open in 2015 due to a 12-month absence from competition, she dropped out of the WTA rankings.

Laura Robson: Former Wimbledon junior champion plays tennis for first time  in a year after surgery - Eurosport
She competed for Great Britain in the Fed Cup World Group II play-off match. Via Eurosport

Her first competitive match after a hiatus of a year and a half occurred in the Eastbourne International qualifying round in June, where she was defeated by top-seeded Daria Gavrilova in straight sets. Later, she defeated local wildcard Ghita Benhadi in Rabat to earn her first WTA victory since her injury in 2013 by defeating her 6-2, 6-3. She also won her first WTA match since her injury in 2013 by defeating Klara Koukalova in Stuttgart qualifying.

Additionally, Laura received a wildcard entrance into the 2016 US Open qualifying round. Following the US Open, she dropped out of four out of six ITF tournaments in the first round, including one against a 1048th-ranked opponent. She began her 2017 campaign in Auckland, but Tereza Martincova defeated her in the first round of qualifying. At the Australian Open, she was defeated by Amandine Hesse in the first round of qualifying in straight sets.

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At the start of her grass-court season, she competed in the $100,000 Surbiton event but lost to Marina Erakovic in the first round. She then won a wildcard to Wimbledon but fell to Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia in the opening round. Her rating of 230 was still too low to qualify directly for the Australian Open, so she was unable to participate in the qualifying round. She and CoCo Vandeweghe competed in the women’s doubles draw’s opening round, where they were eliminated in straight sets. The next week, Laura fell to world No. 415 Jennifer Elie in the first round of the Burnie International, but she went on to win the doubles championship with Vania King. She underwent hip surgery in July 2018 after teaming up with Fanny Stollar to win the doubles at the ITF competition in Yokohama in March.

Laura Robson: Former junior Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medal  confirms retirement from tennis | Tennis News | Sky Sports
Laura Robson: Former junior Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medal confirms retirement from tennis. Via Sky Sports

She then made a comeback to tennis on February 12th, 2019, at the $60k in Shrewsbury, where she was defeated by Kathinka von Deichmann in three sets. She then competed in the Bolton $25k qualifying tournament in April, making it as far as round two before losing in straight sets to Tara Moore. Also, She also participated in the $25k Sunderland qualifying, where she defeated Ellie Tsimbilakis in straight sets and Alicia Barnett in the match tiebreaker to advance to the main draw, marking her return to the tournament. Robson prevailed in a hard-fought three-setter in the opening round before losing to fellow Brit and top seed Harriet Dart. Robson, who is 28 years old, also declared her retirement from tennis on May 16, 2022.

Is Laura Robson married or not?

Tennis player Laura Robson is not married. Her attractive lover James Yates is the love of her life. She seems to be at ease with the world knowing about her personal affairs. It demonstrates how much Laura cares for her followers and goes above and above to get them what they desire. She is heterosexual, therefore that is how she identifies.

Laura Robson and her boyfriend, James Yates
Laura Robson and her boyfriend, James Yates Source:

Body Stats: What is Laura Robson’s height?

Laura Robson is a healthy weight of 66 kg or 145.5 lbs and stands at an acceptable height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m). Her eyes and hair are both dark brown. Additionally, she has an athletic body type with measurements of 34-27-35 inches.


  • She won the Wimbledon Junior Girls’ Championship right before turning professional.
  • She won silver in the mixed doubles competition at the 2012 London Olympics for Great Britain, playing alongside Andy Murray.
  • She is the daughter of Andrew and Kathy Robson.
  • She and Andy Murray entered as the wildcard pick for the 2012 London Olympics for mixed doubles.
  • She reached the fourth round of the 2012 US Open and the 2013 Wimbledon tournament.