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Li stuns Venus in Melbourne

China’s Li Na created a massive boilover when she came from a set down to beat Venus Williams 2-6, 7-6 (7/4), 7-5 in an error-strewn match to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.

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‘Golden Flowers’ bloom in Melbourne

BEIJING - Zheng Jie and Li Na’s march to the semi-finals of the Australian Open is a “great achievement” that will act as a superb example to young Chinese players, the China Tennis Association (CTA) said on Wednesday.

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French Stars to Woo Dubai Fans

DUBAI — French flair has played a leading role at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships ever since Fabrice Santoro reached the very first final back in 1993. Even though he lost to Czech Karel Novacek on that occasion, the player nicknamed ‘The Magician’ was still at the top of his game 10 years later as he claimed the title with victory over Younes El Aynaoui.

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