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

08:52 06 August 2012

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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.”

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