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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Li Na wins Australian Open 2014 women's singles title


>> Li Na made it third time lucky in the Australian Open final, beating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 7-6 (3), 6-0 on Saturday to become the oldest woman to clinch the title in the Open era. In doing so, she became the oldest winner of the women's title, surpassing Margaret Court who was 30 when she became champion in 1973.

>> Li, who turns 32 next month, lost Australian Open finals to Kim Clijsters in 2011 and Victoria Azarenka last year. In between, she won the 2011 French Open to become the first Chinese woman to win a major.

>> The Chinese star also joins an exclusive list of just seven other players to win a Grand Slam at 30-plus, with her name now in the history books alongside greats such as Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert and Serena Williams.
Li Na wins Australian Open 2014 women's singles title Reviewed by Currentaffairs4examz on 25.1.14 Rating: 5 >> Li Na made it third time lucky in the Australian Open final, beating Dominika Cibul...

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