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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Dr. Opossum

Good for her and for China. More Asian players in tennis will only improve the sport. I do wish that there were more decent American female (and male) players; the Williams sisters, while awesome, aren't going to be around forever.