Li Na, a story of success

Li Na of China holds the trophy after winning her women's singles final match against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia at 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 25, 2014. Li Na won 2-0 to claim the title of the event.

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Internet explodes with Li's victory

News of Li Na's second Grand Slam final victory aroused strong reactons on the Internet on Saturday. Millions of fans expressed their jubilation online, celebrating the historical moment for Asia’s greatest female tennis player.

On Weibo, China’s most popular Twitter-like service, a flash news item on Li’s win posted by Sina Sports was forwarded nearly 60,000 times within one hour. The topic “Li Na wins Australian Open” is trending, with more than 241 million internet users joining the discussion. Read more »

Li, Cibulkova make Australian Open finals

The final of the 2014 Australian Open will feature two-time Australian Open runner-up Li Na, who will try to triumph at the event for the first time, and Dominika Cibulkova, who has now become the first Slovakian Grand Slam finalist. Both the players advanced to the title match with straight-set victories – Li lost just six games in her semi, while Cibulkova lost even less, just three games.

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Li Na Powers Past Bouchard to Reach Australian Open Finals

Li Na beats Bouchard, makes Australian Open final
China's Li Na used her experience and a potent crosscourt backhand to reach her third career Australian Open final.
Standing in her way of that was 19-year-old Eugenie Bouchard of Canada. Bouchard impressed many with her poise throughout the event. Read more »

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