Li Na sees off Zakopalova
London - Chinese sixth seed Li Na came through a disjointed match with Czech 32nd seed Klara Zakopalova on Saturday to book her place in the Wimbledon fourth round. The 2011 French Open champion won 4-6, 6-0, 8-6 in a two-hour third round contest after nearly blowing it in the final set. However, Li recovered her nerve to finish off her opponent and secure a match against Italian 11th seed Roberta Vinci for a place in the quarter-finals.
However, the Chinese number one could not sustain her dominance in the third set, which went down to the wire and could have gone either way. Baseliner Zakopalova broke Li to make it 6-5 in the deciding set.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at SPORT24