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By The Associated Press

Update the roster at Wimbledon for Olympic tennis.

Laura Robson of Britain will play singles at the Olympics, replacing Petra Martic of Croatia after she pulled out because of injury.

Robson, a hometown fan favorite who is also playing doubles, will face Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in the first round. Robson won the Wimbledon junior title in 2008, and expectations have been high ever since. But she has won only of her five matches in four main draw appearances.

The last British woman to win the Wimbledon titles was Virginia Wade in 1977.

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