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Ex-Olympic silver medalist and junior Wimbledon champion Laura Robson, 28, has been forced to retire after an injury-plagued career

LAURA ROBSON has announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 28.

The Brit was teased as a potential Wimbledon champion in her youth after winning the junior title at the All England Club aged 14.

Laura Robson retired from tennis at the age of 28

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Laura Robson retired from tennis at the age of 28Photo credit: Times Newspapers Ltd

But injuries have troubled Robson throughout her career with a recurring hip problem that forced her into early retirement.

Announcing the news, Robson told BBC Sport: “I’ve gone through all the options of rehab and surgery

“I had another hip surgery and probably the best rehab block of my life – I went to the best specialists and had some incredible people to work with just to get me back on the court – and then when I had the second Times struck, I just knew.

“It feels weird to say it out loud, but I’m done, I’m retired.

“I’ve known this for a while based on what the doctors told me last year, but I think it took me so long to tell myself, which is why it took me so long to say it officially.”

Robson rose to No. 27 in the world rankings at her peak and reached the fourth round of Wimbledon and the US Open.

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