Andy Murray outlasted Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4 on Monday in his second straight three-set match at the BNP Paribas Open.
Be there twice and then you understand what it takes to get there again: That's how much Li Na's second Grand Slam championship matters for her future career.
Chinese tennis Grand Slam champion Li Na believes she is closer to the top of the tennis world.
The Women's Tennis Association on Monday announced that Li Na and Peng Shuai have set new national records for China's tennis.
Defending champion Kei Nishikori rallied to defeat Russian Alex Bogomolov 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semifinals at the ATP US Indoor Championships on Friday.
Britain beat the United States to reach the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 on Sunday as Japan finished off an injury-hit Canada to set up a maiden appearance in the last eight.
Li Na added to her winnings by another 800,000 yuan ($132,270) awarded by her home province during a welcome ceremony on Monday.
The WTA Championships, the year-end crown jewel event of the Women's Tennis Association, will be expanded into a ten-day event when it is held in Singapore in October this year.
WTA Chairman & CEO Stacey Allaster said the Australian Open title is a testament to Li Na's mental toughness after the Chinese superstar secured her second Grand Slam crown at the Melbourne park on Saturday.
One of China’s most tennis-loving municipalities is to jump onto the world-class bandwagon with an inaugural Women’s Tennis Association event in Oct.
Rafael Nadal continued his dominant streak over Roger Federer to reach the Australian Open final for the third time, beating the 17-time major winner 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3 Friday night to set up a championship decider against No. 8-seeded Stan Wawrinka.