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Li Na plots extended spell at the top

China’s Australian Open finalist Li Na said Thursday she is confident she can use her hard-won experience to hold off the emerging generation of players as she chases more Grand Slam glory.

Li Na beats Azarenka

Li Na beat Victoria Azarenka 10-6 in a deciding tie-break after the pair shared a set each in a see-sawing invitation match in the Thai resort of Hua Hin. Li, who became


Li qualifies for WTA Championships

China’s Li Na on Friday became the eighth and final player to qualify for the $4.9 million end-of-season grand finale after reaching the semi-finals of the China Open, organisers said. Li, 30,


Relief for Li after thrashing Schiavone

China’s Li Na was a relieved woman Sunday after thrashing her fellow ex-French Open champion Francesca Schiavone in the China Open’s first round — a year after a humiliating defeat at the

Clijsters, Li edge towards final rematch

World number one Wozniacki reached the Australian Open third round on Wednesday as Li Na and Kim Clijsters moved towards a 2011 final rematch and Victoria Azarenka thrashed Casey Dellacqua. Wozniacki was

Azarenka ends Li’s winning run in Sydney

Victoria Azarenka ended Li Na’s unbeaten two-year run at the Sydney International with a fighting three-set victory in the final on Friday. The Belarusian third seed claimed her ninth career WTA title