Robson cruises past veteran Date-Krumm to reach second round of China Open
11:33 GMT, 30 September 2012
Laura Robson advanced to the second round of the China Open on Sunday with a straight-sets victory over Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm.
The 18-year-old world No 57 saw off 42-year-old wild card Date-Krumm 6-4 6-4 in one hour 22 minutes.
Robson will face Lourdes Dominguez Lino in round two after the Spaniard overcame 15th-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci 6-7 (4/7) 7-6 (7/4) 6-2.
Easy does it: Laura Robson barely broke sweat as she cruised through to the second round