Search

London 2012: Laura Robson pays tribute to Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka

PUBLISHED: 08:52 06 August 2012 | UPDATED: 09:04 06 August 2012

Great Britain's Andy Murray (right) with Mixed Doubles partner Laura Robson after the Victory Ceremony at the Olympic Tennis Venue, Wimbledon. Photo credit should read: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire.

Great Britain's Andy Murray (right) with Mixed Doubles partner Laura Robson after the Victory Ceremony at the Olympic Tennis Venue, Wimbledon. Photo credit should read: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire.

Laura Robson and Andy Murray were beaten by the Belarus duo

Wimbledon resident Laura Robson paid tribute to Belarussian duo Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka after they beat her and Andy Murray in the mixed doubles final.

The Brits won the first set 6-2 but were beaten in the second 6-3 taking it to the Champions tie-break.

The Belarrusians triumphed by 10 games to eight to win their first Olympic gold.

“They are a really good team,” Robson said. “It was tough to lose. I just want to thank Andy for playing with me. It’s been one of the best weeks of my life. I was just happy to be in the final.”

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Islington Sports News

Yesterday, 17:34

Today’s Friday Fanzone Q&A talks to ‘Highbury Harold’ a member of the Black Scarf movement – the supporter group ‘that says it like it is’. Read on for this fourth generation Gooner’s views on all things Arsenal...

Yesterday, 11:30

Extra £410,000 to identify and support young talent

Thu, 09:37

Islington and Camden’s two District Primary School teams played out a pulsating semi-final in the Kay Trophy at Chase Lodge – with Islington just getting through on penalties.

Wed, 08:29

Return to action after surgery leads to podiums

Wed, 06:00

Islington Boxing Club picked up two victories on an Eastgate ABC dinner show held at the Debenham Leisure Centre in Stowmarket.

Tue, 13:39

The nine-year-old boy from Islington who wowed people last year by conquering three of cycling’s most feared climbs is gearing up for another adventure – and this time his sister is coming along for the ride.

Mon, 16:30

Tottenham Hotspur Ladies saw their 27-game undefeated run come to an end with a valiant 10-0 defeat to north London rivals Arsenal but Karen Hills’ outfit can take plenty of pride away from the encounter.

Mon, 13:26

Alan Higgins will feel unlucky after losing his Southern Area Super-Middleweight title in a superb contest with Criag Richards.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now