From the back pages, June 30: Laura Robson roars back to reach Wimbledon last 16 for first time

From the back pages
From the back pages

Laura Robson, the first British woman since Sam Smith in 1998 to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon, is having quite a love affair with her public. “We’re living it together,” she said of the crowd support after beating Marina Duque-Marino in two sets on Friday; and, as chants of “Laura! Laura!” drifted above Court Two on a warm Saturday afternoon to acclaim her much tougher 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 victory over the New Zealander Marina Erakovic in the third round, she paid tribute to them again. (The Guardian)

Mikhail Youzhny set up a fourth‑round clash with Andy Murray after he beat Viktor Troicki of Serbia in straight sets. (The Telegraph)

Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position for his home British Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with German team mate Nico Rosberg qualifying alongside him in an all-Mercedes front row. (The Independent)

Australia beat the British and Irish Lions 16-15 in the second test on Saturday at Docklands Stadium to level the series and set up a mouth-watering winner-takes-all third match in Sydney next week. (The Mirror)

Mark Cavendish denied shot at yellow as first stage ends in chaos. (The Times)

England made another miserable tournament exit as Peter Taylor’s side crashed out of the the Under 20 World Cup in Turkey. Needing a victory to advance from the group stage after starting their campaign with successive draws, England failed to make their superiority count and were doomed once Trezeguet curled Egypt in front 11 minutes from time. (Daily Mail)

PATRICE EVRA is set to quit Manchester United after David Moyes’ move for Leighton Baines. The 32-year-old does not want to play second fiddle at Old Trafford for the left-back spot. (The Sun)

CHELSEA have reportedly agreed terms with Napoli striker Edinson Cavani for £7.2 million wages per season but are yet to meet the Uruguayan’s release clause. (The Express)