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Li Na beats Cibulkova to win maiden Australian Open title

01-25-2014 19:26 BJT

Li Na has won the Australian Open Tennis in Melbourne. The Chinese superstar takes the match against Dominika Cibulkova, 7-6, 6-love. After some wobbles in the first set she powered through to take the title in just over an hour and a half. It is the second grand slam of the thirty-one year old’s career.

This was the third time Li Na had made it to the Aussie Open Final losing in previous occasions. China’s number one could have won the first set earlier but took it in a tie break set.

Then she broke early in the second set and never looked. She missed her first championship point, but on the second point Cibulkova hit long and Li Na and the whole of China was celebrating a second grand slam title for the Wuhan native.

Li Na wins Australian Open

Li Na beats Cibulkova to win Australian Open

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Li Na of China hits a return during her women's singles final match against Dominika
Cibulkova of Slovakia at 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia,
Jan. 25, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Jundong)


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