Li Na (born 26 February, 1982) is a former Chinese professional tennis player, who achieved a career-best ranking of world No. 2 on the WTA Tour on 17 February 2014, but retired from the sport seven months later due to chronic and worsening knee injuries. Over the course of her...Wikipedia
Born: 26th February, 1982, Wuhan, Hubei, China
Height: 5' 7½" (171 cm)
Claim to Fame: Li has won 5 WTA and 19 ITF singles titles
It all seemed stacked against her - an exhausting semifinal victory, an inspired opponent in the final - but like she has done time and time again, Serena Williams dug deep for that extra gear. ISTANBUL, Turkey - It all seemed stacked against her - an exhausting semifinal victory the day before, an inspired opponent in the final - but like she has done time and time again, and again and again, Serena Williams found that extra gear right when she needed it, battling back from a set down to beat Li Na and win the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships for the fourth time in... Read More
Posted by angel_angel 1 year ago
LONDON (AP) -- There they were on the practice courts during Wimbledon's traditional off day, all preparing for whatever Week 2 might have in store.
Not unusual to see Novak Djokovic, a six-time Grand Slam champion, getting ready for the fourth round, but not far away was Jerzy Janowicz, winner of a grand total of six matches at major tournaments before this one.
No surprise that 2011 French Open champion and two-time Slam runner-up Li Na was still around, but so was 19-year-old Laura Robson, the first British woman to get this far at the All England Club since Sam... Read More
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