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Have achieved my target at Wimbledon: Li Na
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Have achieved my target at Wimbledon: Li Na

Jul 3 2013, 4:04am CDT | by

London, July 3 (IANS) China's Li Na said here that she has achieved her target at Wimbledon despite losing to Polish fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarters.

London, July 3 — China's Li Na said here that she has achieved her target at Wimbledon despite losing to Polish fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarters. The 2011 French Open champion was...

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Have achieved my target at Wimbledon: Li Na

Jul 3 2013, 4:04am CDT | by

London, July 3 (IANS) China's Li Na said here that she has achieved her target at Wimbledon despite losing to Polish fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarters.

London, July 3 — China's Li Na said here that she has achieved her target at Wimbledon despite losing to Polish fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarters.

The 2011 French Open champion was beaten 6-7(5), 6-4, 2-6 Tuesday on the Centre Court, a match between two of the highest-ranked players left in this year's Championships, reports Xinhua.

"I have finished coach Carlos' assignment. I have tried my best and I don't think there is any regret," said Li Na.

The 31-year-old, who led Radwanska 6-4 in their previous meetings, has never entered the Wimbledon semifinals since her debut in 2006. She had previously reached the quarterfinals twice, in 2006 and 2010.

The match was interrupted by rain twice and the roof was closed eventually. She said that she was satisfied with her performance in the tournament.

"It was really pretty good, at least better than the last two years. I also proved so many things on the court," she said.

She said her coach Carlos had asked her to come to the net, tactics she rarely used in the past. Statistics showed that she came to the net 71 times during the match.

"Maybe today I came to the net much more than my whole life," she said.

The 31-year-old said she will play her next tournament at Toronto in four weeks and will not watch Wimbledon again this week.

"I will get out of here as soon as possible. It's very tough after you lose a match and still pay attention to the tournament. I always leave after it," she said.

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Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season. She has already qualified for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore la ...
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Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season. Sh ...
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Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season. ...
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Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season. She has already qualifi ...
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Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season. She has already qu ...
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2 weeks ago

Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her breakout season. She has already qualified for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore l ...
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Bouchard is 1st Canadian to hit No. 6 in rankings

Oct 6 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Eugenie Bouchard has become the first Canadian tennis player to reach No. 6 in the WTA world rankings. The 20-year-old from Westmount, Que., has been in the top 10 since July, when she moved from 13th to seventh. With that jump she surpassed Carling Bassett-Seguso’s Canadian record ranking of eighth. Bouchard reached the Wimbledon final and the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open in her br ...
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Makarova and Vesnina win Open doubles title

Sep 6 2014 8:19pm CDT | Source: ESPN.com - Tennis

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam doubles title by beating Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennet ...
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US Open 2014: Maria Sharapova to face Caroline Wozniacki after victory over Sabine Lisicki

Aug 30 2014 4:10am CDT | Source: Telegraph

French Open champion beats German 6-2, 6-4 victory under the lights on the Arthur Ashe Stad ...
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US Open 2014: Maria Sharapova and Stan Wawrinka survive scares to reach third round

Aug 28 2014 2:05am CDT | Source: Telegraph

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