Patience has been the key word since Robson
returned to action in June this year but after a recent upturn in form, there was optimism she could overcome Vesnina, ranked 108th in the world.
Adam Voges (57) fell lbw to Chris Rushworth and Robson
went soon after, in the closing stages of day one.
(pictured left) worked briefly with 57-year-old Saviano as a junior and has since gone through a string of coaches, including Martijn Bok, Patrick Mouratoglou, Zeljko Krajan and Maclagan.
memorably beat 10th seed Maria Kirilenko on her way to the fourth round in south-west London and was a quarter-finalist in Guanghzou a fortnight ago as she has risen to 38 in the world rankings.
said that he sees England as the best place for his cricketing development for the foreseeable future as he gets 16 four-day games a year, adding that he is used to and enjoys life in London and loves playing the County system.
trudged off the court with her head down, but could still be proud of what she has achieved at Wimbledon this year.
I was getting my butt kicked, basically," Robson
, whose father Andrew is in SW19, said: "I'm doing OK without her.
admitted to being nervous at the start of her last match, and it was clear that was the case again this afternoon.
Yet it is in showbiz circles that Robson
has been receiving the most attention.
Five years ago, as an unseeded 14-year-old, Laura Robson
won the girls' singles at SW19 and became a Grand Slam champion in waiting.
It is hoped that this will help the Sir Bobby Robson
Foundation and Breakthrough Breast Cancer to raise [pounds sterling]1 million jointly by the Autumn.