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Britain's Robson crashes out in Shenzhen

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British teenage tennis sensation Laura Robson crashed out of the Shenzhen Open in straight sets on Tuesday, a disappointing start to a year in which she is seeking to break into the world top 50. 

British No.1 Laura Robson returns a ball during her women's singles match against Dominguez Lino of Spain at the China Open tennis tournament in the National Tennis Center of Beijing on October 2, 2012. Robson crashed out of the Shenzhen Open in straight sets on Tuesday, a disappointing start to a year in which she is seeking to break into the world top 50.

The 18-year-old, currently ranked 53rd in the world, lost her second-round match against Romania's Monica Niculescu 2-6 3-6 in one hour and 16 minutes.

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