Tennis: Rooney backs Robinson..sorry, Robson

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney got carried away by his support for British tennis player Laura Robson on Friday, by tweeting a good luck message to "Laura Robinson."

"Laura Robinson is playing brilliant good luck Laura," wrote Rooney as the British teenager took the first set of her US Open third round match against China's Li Na, the 2011 French Open winner.

But Rooney, currently sidelined from action to recover from a thigh injury, quickly tweeted a correction.

"Robson sorry on new phone Samsung predictive text taking over haha," he wrote.

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