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2012 British PYW Championships - champions: Laura Robson, Keothavong (finally)/Dunne

Welcome to Glasgow for the 5th British Championship of PYW!





Last year, Anne Keothavong finally got the better of Laura Robson, only to find herself narrowly beaten by Heather Watson in the Cardiff final. This year, Robson and Watson have taken a further step, while Australian-born Johanna Konta has finally been granted a British license and enters as 7th-seed. Katie O'Brien has also retired, but otherwise the entry list remains largely unchanged. A number of interesting juniors have been granted entry, including local 14-year-old Maia Lumsden and ITF top-50 Katy Dunne. Also worth following is the 16-year-old Harriet Dart, who qualified on the basis of her own WTA ranking.

Palmarès


Singles

2008: Laura Robson d. Anne Keothavong 6-7 6-1 6-4 2-6 7-5
2009: Laura Robson d. Anne Keothavong 7-5 6-4 7-5
2010: Laura Robson d. Anne Keothavong 6-4 3-6 6-3
2011: Heather Watson d. Anne Keothavong 6-4 3-6 8-6

Doubles

2011: Tara Moore/Heather Watson d. Sarah Borwell/Samantha Murray 6-2 6-2

Entry List


Singles

[1]Heather WATSON Guernsey
[2]Laura ROBSON Middlesex
[3]Anne KEOTHAVONG Middlesex
[4]Elena BALTACHA Scotland West
[5]Naomi BROADY Cheshire
[6]Melanie SOUTH Surrey
[7]Johanna KONTA Middlesex
[8]Tara MOORE Yorkshire

Samantha MURRAY Cheshire
Lisa WHYBOURN Cambridgeshire
Amanda CARRERAS Gibraltar
Emily WEBLEY-SMITH Avon
Jade WINDLEY Lincolnshire
Anna FITZPATRICK Yorkshire
Francesca STEPHENSON Surrey
Lucy BROWN Oxfordshire

Daneika BORTHWICK Surrey
Nicola SLATER Scotland South
Harriet DART Middlesex
Sabrina BAMBURAC Northumberland
Robyn BEDDOW Scotland North
Laura DEIGMAN Buckinghamshire
[WC]Yasmin CLARKE Derbyshire
[WC]Sarah BORWELL Durham

[WC]Nicola GEORGE Lancashire
[JE]Eleanor DEAN Yorkshire
[JE]Katy DUNNE Hertfordshire
[JE]Maia LUMSDEN Scotland West
[JE]Gabriella TAYLOR Hampshire
[JE]Georgina SELLYN Scotland West
[JE]Jazzi PLEWS Yorkshire
[JE]Katie BOULTER Leicestershire

Doubles

The doubles pairings were done with some geographical connection in mind - Scottish players were paired off, South Western players paired off, etc.

[1]Watson/Carreras
[2]Broady/S. Murray
[3]Keothavong/Dunne
[4]Robson/Taylor
Baltacha/Slater
South/Dart
Konta/Deigman
Moore/Windley
Borthwick/Stephenson
Bamburac/Borwell
Boulter/Webley-Smith
Beddow/Fitzpatrick
Brown/Whybourn
[WC]Clarke/George
[JE]Dean/Plews
[JE]Lumsden/Sellyn

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