Venus loses to Robson, who faces Serena next

Updated: May 13, 2013, 6:30 PM ET
Associated Press

ROME -- Beating one of the Williams sisters is an accomplishment any young tennis player should celebrate. Winning consecutive matches against both of them would likely be a career highlight.

British teenager Laura Robson faces that task after beating Venus Williams 6-3, 6-2 on Monday at the Italian Open to set up a second-round match against younger sister Serena -- the world's top-ranked player.

"I just like it on big courts against these huge players because I just go out there ...

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