Li Na Wins French Open Title

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"China's long wait for a Grand Slam champion ended Saturday when Li Na beat Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French Open final. The Australian Open runner-up celebrated by falling flat on her back in the red clay after Schiavone hit a backhand long on match point."

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AndPreciousLittleofThat
AndPreciousLittleofThat

Aright! Good tennis!

And, as an official old person, I see this a victory for my demographic. Na is 29 and Schiavone is 30. I remember feeling old at 16 when Monica Seles won three back-to-back titles, at my same age.

Nice to see 25 isn't "over the hill" in professional tennis.