Li Na makes history!

2011-06-05 09:03:54

When Schiavone kissed the women's singles trophy at Roland Garros last year, becoming the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam title, Li Na said: "If she can do that, maybe I can do that too."
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Li Na sets sight on Wimbledon

Li Na now sets sight on Wimbledon

2011-06-05 08:47:54

Newly-crowned French Open champion Li Na has set her sight on next month's Wimbledon Open.

Li Na's win to inspire young Chinese

2011-06-05 07:34:02

Chinese tennis chief Sun Jinfang on Saturday gave thumbs up to a record-breaking Li Na and expected the 29-year-old veteran to inspire a greater future for Chinese tennis.

Sharapova's 10 double-faults help Li's meet with Schiavone

2011-06-03 10:42:35

As Maria Sharapova prepared to serve while only a point from defeat in the French Open semifinals, Li Na was thinking what any opponent would at that precise moment.

Asia's hope Li sets up Schiavone final

2011-06-03 10:29:32

China's Li Na carried the hopes of a continent into the French Open final as she blew away Maria Sharapova's dream of a career grand slam to set up a Roland Garros showdown with holder Francesca Schiavone on Thursday.

Schiavone bottles up Bartoli to reach final

2011-06-03 09:54:25

Francesca Schiavone compared herself to a fine Italian wine improving with age after the defending champion ended French hopes of Roland Garros glory with a semi-final win over Marion Bartoli on Thursday.

Aching Murray reaches French semifinals

2011-06-02 11:13:10

His ankle is hurting and his next opponent is Rafael Nadal.

China's Li finally finds feet on clay at French Open

2011-06-02 06:51:54

Li Na said she had surprised herself after becoming the first Chinese player to reach the last four in singles at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

Soderling to test Nadal in final repeat

2011-06-01 12:01:34

Defending champion Rafa Nadal faces the only man to have beaten him at the French Open on Wednesday when Robin Soderling will have his 2009 triumph but also last year's final defeat rattling in his mind.

Federer sets up semi showdown against Djokovic

2011-06-01 09:29:50

The world No 3 Roger Federer set up a semifinal clash with the world No. 2 Novak Djokovic at the French Open after defeating the ninth seeded Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(3) on Tuesday.

Top 3 women gone from French Open before quarters

2011-05-30 14:17:07

No 3 Vera Zvonareva's loss in the fourth round Sunday, following earlier exits by No 1 Caroline Wozniacki and No 2 Kim Clijsters, makes this year's French Open the first in the Open era with none of the top three seeded women in the quarterfinals.

Murray fitness under scrutiny as quarters beckon

2011-05-30 11:07:25

Fourth seed Andy Murray hopes to have recovered from an ankle injury in time to face Serbia's Viktor Troicki in the French Open fourth round on Monday when Rafa Nadal and Maria Sharapova are also in action.