Li Na Thrills Fans As She Inaugurates New Tennis Stadium in Wuhan Open
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Li Na Thrills Fans As She Inaugurates New Tennis Stadium in Wuhan Open

China's two-time grand slam winner Li Na made her first appearance on court as she inaugurated the new tennis stadium in Wuhan.

Former Tennis Star Li Na Becomes Mother to Baby Girl
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Former Tennis Star Li Na Becomes Mother to Baby Girl

Li Na's fans quipped that Alisa was born for tennis. June 3 is also the birthday of Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal.

Li Na Seeks Win as Laureus Sports Awards Visit China
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Li Na Seeks Win as Laureus Sports Awards Visit China

Li Na will go up against another tennis legend, Serena Williams, for the women's award.

Li Na Always Dreamed of Being a Stay-Home Mum
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Li Na Always Dreamed of Being a Stay-Home Mum

Li Na, The two-time Grand Slam winner, hugely popular at Melbourne Park where she won the title last year and reached the final in 2011 and 2013, unexpectedly retired in September.

Li Na Opens WTA Finals in Singapore
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Li Na Opens WTA Finals in Singapore

Li Na, wearing high heels and a flowing black evening dress, opened the WTA Finals in Singapore with a ceremonial first serve.

Australian Open Boosts Prize Money, Aims to Lure China Fans
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Australian Open Boosts Prize Money, Aims to Lure China Fans

Australian Open's prize money will increase 10 per cent and the winners of both the men's and women's singles Grand Slam final will take home Aus$3 million.

Playing Less Extended my Career, Says Serena Williams
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Playing Less Extended my Career, Says Serena Williams

Serena Williams, who won her 18th Grand Slam title at the US Open, said all top athletes are at risk when pushing their bodies to the limit.

Maria Sharapova Leads Tributes as Li Na Says Goodbye
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Maria Sharapova Leads Tributes as Li Na Says Goodbye

Maria Sharapova feels Li Na should have no regrets although her retirement is a big loss to international tennis.

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova Eye Glory in Li Na's Bastion
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Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova Eye Glory in Li Na's Bastion

Stars are set to battle hard in Wuhan Open even as local favourite Li Na announced her shock retirement close to the start of the event.

Li Na Retires, Says She has 'No Regrets'
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Li Na Retires, Says She has 'No Regrets'

Chinese tennis sensation Li Na announced her retirement and said that she is satisfied with her career and felt the time was right to quit.

Li Na, Venus Williams Out of Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic Advances to 4th Round
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Li Na, Venus Williams Out of Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic Advances to 4th Round

Second seed Li Na, who had advanced to the quarterfinals three times before at Wimbledon, looked out of sorts for most of the Court 1 match. She blew a set point in the second set.

Li Na beats Peng Shuai in all-China Shenzhen final
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Li Na beats Peng Shuai in all-China Shenzhen final

Li Na, Asia's highest-ranking player in tennis history and the top seed at the WTA tournament, downed Peng, who was seeded fifth, 6-4, 7-5.

China's Li Na notches hard-fought victory at Shenzhen
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China's Li Na notches hard-fought victory at Shenzhen

Li Na, Asia's highest-ranking player in tennis history, opened strongly, besting Niculescu 7-5 in the first set.

Li Na advances to Shenzhen quarters
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Li Na advances to Shenzhen quarters

Li, who won the inaugural title last year, lost her serve once while breaking Kichenok five times.

Serena Williams sure her best years are yet to come
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Serena Williams sure her best years are yet to come

Serena Williams successfully defended her WTA Championships title, beating Li Na, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0, to finish 2013 with a 78th victory against just four losses, and 11th title of the year.

Age no barrier as Li Na hits new heights
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Age no barrier as Li Na hits new heights

At the age of 31, Li Na has not only become the first Asian to reach world number three but her game is evolving cleverly enough to hope for further triumphs in 2014.

Serena Williams beats Li Na in final to win fourth WTA Championships title
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Serena Williams beats Li Na in final to win fourth WTA Championships title

Williams collected her 11th title of the year and became the first player to defend the title since Justine Henin in 2007.

WTA Championships: Tearful Serena Williams sets up Li Na final clash
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WTA Championships: Tearful Serena Williams sets up Li Na final clash

The world No.1 overcame physical difficulties, emotional distress as well as a stubborn opponent in Jelena Jankovic before reaching the final of the WTA Championships with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win.

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