Robson and Watson knocked out of Open

  • 13 January 2014
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Laura Robson and Heather Watson have been knocked out on the first day of the Australian Open.

Laura had been struggling with a wrist injury in the run-up to the match.

She lost the first ten points, and it took Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens just 50 minutes to win 6-3, 6-love.

Laura Robson talks about her defeat at the Australian Open

Watson was up against 31st seed Daniela Hantuchova - they played for two hours and 34 minutes before finishing up 7-5 3-6 6-3.

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Andy Murray is now the only British player left in the tournament, he is up against Japan's Go Soeda on Tuesday.

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