Laura Robson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Laura Robson Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight66 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 21, 1994
Zodiac SignAquarius
BoyfriendNone

Laura Robson is a British tennis player who shot to fame after winning Wimbledon Junior Girls’ Championship just at the age of 14. She is referred to as the “Queen of Wimbledon” and “new darling” of British tennis by the British media. Her first junior Grand Slam was at the Wimbledon girls’ event where she played as an unseeded player. She won her first ITF Women’s Circuit tournament in November 2008. Laura also became the first British woman since Jo Durie (in 1990) to reach a WTA main-tour final at the 2012 Guangzhou Women’s Open.

Born Name

Laura Robson

Nick Name

Robbo, Lozza, Laurita

Laura Robson looking chic on her 24th birthday in 2018
Laura Robson looking chic on her 24th birthday in 2018 (Laura Robson / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Melbourne, Australia

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Laura joined a tennis academy at age 7 to master the various facets of the game.

Later, she was coached by multiple coaches including Carl Maes, the head of the Lawn Tennis Association.

She was homeschooled.

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Family

  • Father – Andrew Robson (Oil Executive)
  • Mother – Kathy Robson (Sports Coach and Former Professional Basketball Player)
  • Siblings – Nick Robson (Brother) (Professional Swimmer), Emily (Sister)

Manager

She is managed by Octagon.

Plays

Left-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2008

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Laura hasn’t officially dated anyone yet.

Laura Robson in action at Shinagawa, Tokyo in May 2017
Laura Robson in action at Shinagawa, Tokyo in May 2017 (Laura Robson / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Dimpled smile

Brand Endorsements

She hasn’t endorsed any of the brands yet.

Laura Robson waiting for a shot in a match in March 2018
Laura Robson waiting for a shot in a match in March 2018 (Laura Robson / Instagram)

Religion

Her religious beliefs are unknown.

Best Known For

  • Winning silver in the mixed doubles competition at the 2012 London Olympics alongside Andy Murray
  • Being the first British woman since Samantha Smith at Wimbledon in 1998 to reach the 4th round of a Grand Slam tournament
  • Winning the Wimbledon Junior Girls’ Championship when she was only 14 years old

First Tennis Match

Robson played her first tournament in May 2007, on the Junior ITF Circuit. She was able to reach the quarterfinals in the tournament.

First Film

Laura has not appeared in any of the theatrical films yet.

First TV Show

Laura made her TV show debut on June 25, 2011, in the news series Breakfast.

Personal Trainer

Her fitness trainer is Mark Wellington.

Laura Robson Favorite Things

  • Food – Sushi
  • Color – Electric blue
  • Book – Harry Potter
SourceFacebook
Laura Robson playing a shot during a match in July 2016
Laura Robson playing a shot during a match in July 2016 (Kate / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Laura Robson Facts

  1. She turned professional tennis player at the age of 14.
  2. Steffi Graf is her tennis idol.
  3. Laura was the first Briton to win the Wimbledon girls’ title since Annabel Croft in 1984. She admitted feeling pressure while playing in front of such a large audience.
  4. After winning Junior Wimbledon, she asked the retired Russian tennis player Marat Safin to accompany her to the champions’ ball, but he politely declined her proposal.
  5. Robson inherits the genes for sports from her mother who was also involved in sports.
  6. Adidas signed her when she was only 11 after recognizing a budding talent.
  7. Cyclist Lance Armstrong and swimmer Michael Phelps are the athletes she admires the most.
  8. She wanted to be a baker when she was young and she even slept with cookie books under her pillows.
  9. She used to play the saxophone.
  10. Laura adores dog, especially her own, and keeps posting their pictures on her social media accounts.
  11. Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Kate / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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