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China’s Li Na wins Australia’s Women’s Tennis Open

Tennis player Li Na become the first ever Chinese woman to win the Australian Women

China’s Li Na won her second Grand Slam title with victory over Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open. Li, seeded fourth, came through an edgy first set from both women to dominate the second and win 7-6 (7-3) 6-0. It was the 31-year-old’s third Australian Open final and brings her a second major title after the 2011 French Open. Already a popular figure at Melbourne Park, thanks to her previous success – and entertaining on-court interviews – Li was urged on by a large contingent of Chinese supporters on Rod Laver Arena. “Finally I got her [the Australian Open trophy],” said Li. “The last two finals were very close.  … Continue reading

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