French Open: Laura Robson flat after defeat to Caroline Wozniacki

Last Updated: 28/05/13 9:09am

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Laura Robson: Unable to deal with the power of Wozniacki

Laura Robson: Unable to deal with the power of Wozniacki

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Laura Robson was left deflated after offering little resistance in a straight-sets defeat by Caroline Wozniacki in the French Open.

The 19-year-old Briton would have fancied her chances in the opening round against the out-of-form and 10th seed from Denmark.

However, 39 unforced errors and a mis-firing serve from Robson helped the former world No 1 ease into round two in Paris with a 6-3 6-2 victory in one hour and 11 minutes.

"I think Caroline played really well and I thought she played smart," said Robson, ranked 35th in the world.

"She definitely knew what she wanted to do on the court, and generally I just wasn't able to get into the match. My shots just weren't firing as well as they usually are, so it's disappointing."

It will be a boost for Wozniacki who showed some semblance of her old form in spurts coming on the back of five straight defeats.

The 22-year-old said: "My confidence has always been good. Experience means a lot. I have been on the Tour a very long time and played a lot of matches.

"I know how to play my best but sometimes it's not as easy to execute on court as it is in my head. Laura is a great girl. I'm just glad to be through and feeling like I'm in the tournament."

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