NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Brits get through first round of doubles
In Australian Open first round doubles competition, it was a good day for the British. Three British women--Laura Robson, Elena Baltacha and Sarah Borwell--won their doubles matches. Robson, playing partner Sally Peers, defeated Jill Craybas and Abigail Spears. Baltacha and Liga Dekmeijere defeated Lucie Safarova and Aleksandra Wozniak, and Borwell and Raquel Kops-Jones (Spears' former partner) defeated Polona Hercoq and Petra Martic.