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Serena Williams, Li Na into 3rd round at Australian Open
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Serena Williams, Li Na into 3rd round at Australian Open

Coming from one of China's three "Stove Cities" had its benefits for Li Na on another scorching day at the Australian Open, where she completed back-to-back wins over the two youngest players in the draw to reach the third round.

Australian Open: Ferrer, Wawrinka, Li Na cruise in first round
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Australian Open: Ferrer, Wawrinka, Li Na cruise in first round

Li will next play 16-year-old qualifier Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who beat 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan in three sets earlier Monday.

Serena completes dominant season with WTA Championship win
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Serena completes dominant season with WTA Championship win

The 32-year-old American finished off a dominant year, in which she also won the French and US Opens, by scooping up her 11th title of 2013.

Li Na to meet Serena in first WTA final
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Li Na to meet Serena in first WTA final

Li's victory means she will climb to third in the rankings and can finish the season on a high in her first WTA Championship final on Sunday.

China Open: Nadal wins; Li Na beats Lisicki to reach quarters
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China Open: Nadal wins; Li Na beats Lisicki to reach quarters

Li had to break Lisicki twice in each set, overcome seven double faults, and stave off six out of eight break chances to triumph.

Serena beats Li to book US Open rematch with Azarenka
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Serena beats Li to book US Open rematch with Azarenka

Former French Open champion Li, China's first semi-finalist at the U.S. Open, admitted that she experienced a bout of nerves when she hit the Arthur Ashe Stadium court.

Li Na admits stage fright resulted in loss to Williams
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Li Na admits stage fright resulted in loss to Williams

The first Chinese to reach the last four at Flushing Meadows, a shell-shocked Li crumbled to a 6-0 6-3 loss in 87 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium's center court.

Li Na to face Djokovic in battle of sexes
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Li Na to face Djokovic in battle of sexes

It will be a charity match and its income will go to a tennis development fund in China.

US Open preview: Serena, Azarenka one step from title rematch
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US Open preview: Serena, Azarenka one step from title rematch

Williams, the top-seeded defending champion, will look to extend a dominant run through the women's draw against fifth-seeded Li Na of China, who became the first Chinese to reach the last four at the U.S. Open.

Li Na marches on, becomes China's first semi-finalist at US Open
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Li Na marches on, becomes China's first semi-finalist at US Open

The 31-year-old, fifth-seeded Li pumped both fists in joy after 24th seed Makarova sailed a backhand long to end the two-hour, 20-minute match at Arthur Ashe Stadium as the crowd showered her with cheers.

Wimbledon: Radwanska beats Li Na to set up semifinal with Lisicki
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Wimbledon: Radwanska beats Li Na to set up semifinal with Lisicki

A classic match-up between the powerful Li and the crafty Radwanska ended with the elastic-limbed Pole winning 7-6(5) 4-6 6-2 on her eighth match point.

Li Na breezes past Vinci into Wimbledon quarters
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Li Na breezes past Vinci into Wimbledon quarters

The 31-year-old Chinese player broke the 30-year-old Vinci six times to wrap up the win in just 55 minutes on Court 3.

Williams, Li Na advance at Wimbledon
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Williams, Li Na advance at Wimbledon

Top seed Williams won the first set in 30 minutes on No. 1 Court against the 19-year-old Garcia who put up more of a fight than expected on a bright day at the All England Club.

Li Na goes to mum for comfort after French Open exit
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Li Na goes to mum for comfort after French Open exit

Wimbledon might not be her most successful tournament but Li says she is feeling "totally relaxed" ahead of next week's grasscourt grand slam, thanks to the flying visit home.

Victoria Azarenka: The queen of Melbourne Park
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Victoria Azarenka: The queen of Melbourne Park

Victoria Azarenka got the better of Li Na by 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the 2hr 40 min Australian Open Final match.

Azarenka beats Li to hold onto Australian Open crown
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Azarenka beats Li to hold onto Australian Open crown

Azarenka overcame an often hostile crowd to beat Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a dramatic final.

All you need to know about Li Na and Victoria Azarenka
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All you need to know about Li Na and Victoria Azarenka

Brief biographies of the women's finalists at the 2013 Australian Open.

Azarenka eyes second straight Australian Open crown
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Azarenka eyes second straight Australian Open crown

The 23-year-old Belarusian holds a 5-4 career record against former French Open champion Li, including the last four of their encounters.

I would never use time-out when match points are at stake: Li Na
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I would never use time-out when match points are at stake: Li Na

China's Li Na declined to pass judgement on Victoria Azarenka's controversial medical time-out during her Australian Open semi-final match, but said she would not do it herself when match points were at stake.

Sharapova's biggest weakness ruthlessly exposed by Li Na
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Sharapova's biggest weakness ruthlessly exposed by Li Na

"I think she played a really great match," Sharapova told reporters. "She was certainly much more aggressive than I was, dictating the play. I was always on the defence.