Bet Now at bet365  
     
     
  Betting Closed at bet365  
     

Robson vows to make rapid progress

January 08, 2013 13:47:52 UK

Laura Robson has predicted that she will move further up the world rankings this year and says her aim is to reach a Grand Slam final.

The 18-year-old, who was included in the world's top 50 for the first time in her career on Monday, reached the fourth round of the US Open last year, beating Kim Clijsters and Li Na along the way, and can be backed at 81.00 to win this month's Australian Open.

It's a big jump but I can go a lot further.

Laura Robson

Sam Stosur eventually knocked Robson out in New York but, several weeks earlier, Robson and Andy Murray, 3.50 to clinch the Australian Open title, had won the silver medal in the mixed doubles at the London Olympics.

In September, Robson became the first British woman in 22 years to reach a WTA final and she is determined to build on the success she achieved last year, in 2013.

"I really want to be in a final like Andy Murray one day," she said. "That's my goal, really. That's what I'm working towards. At the end of 2011 my ranking was 125. Twelve months on I'm 50 in the world. It's a big jump but I can go a lot further.

"I'm the second youngest player in the top 100. A German girl, Annika Beck, also made it at 78 and she's three weeks younger than me.

"I'm working on my mobility every day. I really want to chase down balls and make it difficult for my opponent.

"I'm hungry to get out there and win lots of matches. I can't wait to get started again."

Don't forget all of the fantastic markets we have to offer, including In-Play betting, can be accessed on mobile or tablet with bet365 On The Move.

View all Tennis betting

Sports Betting

Horse Racing Promotions

Channel 4/1
Back a winner at 4/1 or more on a Channel 4 race and get a risk free bet.

Racing Value
Enhanced Place Terms, First Past the Post and No 5p Rule 4 Deductions.

Best Odds Guaranteed
No need to take the SP - Best Odds Guaranteed on every race.

Feature Race 4/1
Back a winner at 4/1 on a Feature Race and get a risk free bet.

Greyhound Promotions

Best Odds Guaranteed
No need to take the SP - Best Odds Guaranteed on every race.

Sky Dogs 2/1 Offer
Back a winner at 2/1 or more on a Sky Sports Race and get a risk free bet.

Football Promotions

100% Euro Soccer Bonus
Up to 100% bonus on European Soccer Accumulators.

Each-Way First Scorer
We will pay out at 1/3 odds for unlimited places.

Bore Draw Money Back
For Correct Score, Half-Time/Full-Time or Scorecast bets if final score is 0-0.

Basketball Promotions

50% Euro Basketball Bonus
Up to 50% more on your Men's European Basketball accumulators.

US Sports Promotions

50% Parlay Bonus
Up to 50% more on your US Sports Accumulators.

bet365 Services

Open Account Offer
Claim your 100% Deposit Bonus up to £200!

Live Streaming
We stream over 50,000 events each year including five Serie A matches a week.

In-Play Betting
Simply the most comprehensive In-Play betting service available so you can bet on the action as it unfolds.

Mobile & Tablet Betting
Use bet365 On The Move with a mobile or tablet and claim a 100% bonus when you place your first bet.

Racing Archive
Watch previous UK and Irish Races.

Also at bet365

Online Casino

Casino Promotions
Every month bet365 offer the best promotions including cash rebates, leaderboard challenges and a fantastic VIP scheme.

Download Casino
With over 250 games and enhanced game play, our download casino offers more choice.

Instant Play Casino
You can play your favourite game quicker in our Instant Play Casino.

Games And Bingo

Instant Play Games
All your favourite games including household names.

Bingo
Great place to meet new people and play some Bingo. Including Free Bingo events and big money competitions.

Online Poker Room

Download Now
With fantastic features, great value tournaments and cutting edge graphics.

VIP Scheme
The more you play, the more you earn. Choose to convert your rewards to cash, tournament tokens or special prizes.

bet365 Betting News provides all the news that matters to UK sports betting fans. Including previews, match reports, previous meetings and other great stories to help with your betting. We cover betting news and Live Streaming on all the major sports including Football, Tennis, Cricket, Golf, Horse Racing, Greyhound Racing, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Snooker and much more.