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China's Li Na reaches French Open last 16

05-29-2011 09:03 BJT

China's Li Na breezed past Romania's Sorana Cirstea.6-2, 6-2 to sail into the fourth round of the French Open for the second time on Saturday.

The 6th-seeded Li, who became the first Chinese player to make a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open, will next take on Czech ninth seed Petra Kvitova, 6-4, 6-2 winner over Vania King of the United States.

Li has never reached the last eight in the French Open.

Li Na of China celebrates for score during the 3rd round match of women's singles
against Sorana Cirstea of Romania in the French Open tennis championship in Paris,
France on May 28, 2011. Li won 2-0 to enter the next round. (Xinhua/Xu Liang)

 

Sorana Cirstea of Romania serves during the 3rd round match of women's
singles against Li Na of China in the French Open tennis championship in
Paris, France on May 28, 2011. Sorana Cirstea lost 0-2.(Xinhua/Xu Liang)

 

Li Na of China smiles after winning the 3rd round match of women's singles against Sorana
Cirstea of Romania in the French Open tennis championship in Paris, France on May 28, 2011.
Li won 2-0 to enter the next round. (Xinhua/Xu Liang)

 

Editor:Sun Luying |Source: Xinhua

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