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Schiavone Beats U.K.’s Robson to Reach Second Round at Wimbledon

June 26, 2012

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone defeated Britain’s Laura Robson to reach the second round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

The Italian won 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 over the 18-year-old Robson. Schiavone, who won at Roland Garros in 2010, is making her 48th consecutive Grand Slam appearance, the longest active streak.

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