Laura Robson, the 14-year-old phenom, is not a relative as far as I can tell. I spoke to her briefly after she dispatched top seed Melanie Oudin of the U.S. 6-1, 6-3 and she told me she was born in Australia and came to England about nine years ago. I don't know of any relatives Down Under, but I'll keep an eye on her progress -- both here and in the years to come. She looks like she might be a bright star. Must be the name!
A few stories from the last few days: