Li Na's Wax Figure Unveiled in Wuhan Madame Tussauds

Li Na at the Madame Tussauds in Wuhan

Chinese tennis player and Grand Slam winner Li Na poses with her wax figure at the unveiling at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Wuhan, Central China, Sept 12, 2013. The 2011 French Open winner was a semifinalist at the just-concluded US Open and runner-up at the Australian Open in January. The figure of Li wears black bandages on the right knee, as the star had been doing ever since getting minimally invasive surgery in 2009.

Photo taken on Sept. 12, 2013 shows the wax figure of China's top women tennis player Li Na at the Madame Tussauds in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Li on Thursday became the first Asian sport star to have a wax figure in the Wuhan Madame Tussauds.

Nadal beats Djokovic 3-1 for his second U.S. Open title

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates with the trophy during the awarding ceremony after the men's final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, the United States, Sept. 9, 2013. Rafael Nadal won 3-1 in the final on Monday.

No. 2 seed Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated top-seeded Serb Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to claim his second U.S. Open title on Monday.

It was the 13th overall Grand Slam title for Nadal. The 27-year-old talent had won three consecutive ATP tournaments, and the U.S. Open title was his 10th one, more than Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray combined, in his dominant 2013 season.

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Li Na fails to reach U.S. Open final after losing to Serena

Li Na fails to reach U.S. Open final after losing to Serena

World number six Li Na of China failed to advance to her second Grand Slam final in the season after losing to No. 1 seed Serena Williams of the United States 6-0, 6-3 in the US Open here on Friday.

Li Na missed the chance to have a second Grand Slam show after reaching the final of the Australian Open earlier this season. The 31-year-old Chinese had reached at least quarter-final in three of the four Grand Slams in 2013.

"I have a more stable season this year," said Li about her 2013 WTA journey. "No matter if I win a match or lose one, I always want to improve."

"I hope next season I can do better." Read more »