Li Na Wins French Open
Li Na won her first Grand Slam, capturing the French Open title, on Saturday, reports the Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com. She defeated Francesca Schiavone in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6, to become the first player from China ever to win a Grand Slam tournament.
2011 Women’s French Open Champion Li Na
You figured it was only a matter of time before Li Na broke through and won a major, especially after finishing as the runner-up in the Australian Open.
Still, Li is 29 years of age, so you also knew her window of opportunity wouldn’t last forever.